Novel Insights on Oral Anticoagulants in Clinical Practice: Focus on Acenocoumarol

by Jagdish Hiremath

This novel focuses on oral anticoagulant in clinical practice. Anticoagulation has been a major cardiological therapy for more than 60 years. In variety of clinical situations, anticoagulations have formed the backbone of treatment. The original coumadin derivatives continue to rule the roost in valvular heart disease, structural heart disease with atrial fibrillation, deep vein thrombosis and other thrombotic diseases. This novel consists of 20 chapters, which include overview of coagulation and hemostasis, indications of anticoagulation therapy, vitamin k antagonists in thromboembolic disorder, anticoagulation in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, anticoagulation in valvular heart disease, anticoagulation in dental surgeries, food and drug interactions, real-world challenges with anticoagulation, and role of patient education and counseling during anticoagulation therapy. This book rolls out all the intricacies related to anticoagulation. The nitty-gritty of pharmacological actions, investigations, dose adjustments, and complications are all put under one cover. This will be a ready reference book for all the practitioners who use anticoagulants. This book will further enhance the knowledge base of practitioners and help us effectively offer this tricky, yet highly cost-effective treatment to our patients.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Hiremath Jagdish Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789352700233
Speciality Cardiology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18090
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 153
Book Type Professional

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