Care of the surgical patient—part 2: oral anticoagulants

Ford, Claire and Robertson, Matthew (2020) Care of the surgical patient—part 2: oral anticoagulants. British Journal of Nursing, 29 (21). pp. 1242-1246. ISSN 0966-0461

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Abstract

Part two of this series on the care of the surgical patient introduces readers to some of the additional risks associated with patients who are undergoing surgery and taking oral anticoagulants. It explores the use of vitamin K antagonists and heparin. Some of the management strategies and additional considerations that need to be addressed during the perioperative care continuum will also be discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Surgical patients, Oral anticoagulants, Perioperative care, Vitamin K antagonists
Subjects: A900 Others in Medicine and Dentistry
B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2020 08:14
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2021 15:15
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/44567

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