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16 Item(s) found for:  Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services 

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Herbal products: What patients who take warfarin (Coumadin) need to know   English
Abstract: This brochure explains quality, safety and effectiveness issues related to the use of herbal products. The emphasis is on cautions for patients on warfarin (coumadin) treatment. Warning signs for stroke and signs and symptoms of bleeding complications are listed.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 1/2010
How to give yourself a subcutaneous (SQ) injection: Steps to follow   English
Abstract: This brochure explains how to give yourself a subcutaneous injection. This is a shot that is given into the fatty tissue just under the skin. Illustrations and step-by-step instructions are included. (This information is also available in full-page format through UWMC Patient and Family Education Services.)
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 6/2011
Inpatient bridging for patients on warfarin: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout for patients taking warfarin explains "bridging." This term refers to giving you a different blood-thinning medicine in the hospital when your warfarin therapy must be stopped.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 12/2016
Memory aids for taking medicines: Helpful products and tips   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes and shows several products that can help patients organize their medications and remember to take them.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 5/2016
Outpatient bridging for patients on warfarin: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout for patients taking warfarin explains "bridging." This term refers to giving you injections of a different blood-thinning medicine when your warfarin therapy must be stopped.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 12/2016
Preventing and treating nosebleeds: For patients taking warfarin   English
Abstract: This handout, for patients on warfarin, explains why nosebleeds occur, the different types of nosebleeds, prevention tips, and treatment.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 1/2010
Preventing blood clots: While you are in the hospital   English
Abstract: This handout explains what your healthcare providers at University of Washington Medical Center will do to keep you from getting a blood clot while you are in the hospital. It describes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and explains blood-thinning medicines (anticoagulants), sequential compression devices (SCDs), and the importance of walking and exercise.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Patient Care Services
Revised Date: 7/2015
Treating blood clots: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) and how they are treated   English Korean
Abstract: This handout explains blood clots, their symptoms, and how they are treated.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 12/2015
Treatment with apixaban: Eliquis   English
Abstract: This handout explains the medicine apixaban, a drug that helps prevent blood clots. Sections include: Why am I taking apixaban? How does it work? How much should I take? What if I miss a dose? What are the side effects? Does apixaban affect other medicines? and more.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 10/2013
Treatment with dabigatran: Pradaxa   English
Abstract: This handout explains the medicine dabigatran, a drug that helps prevent blood clots. It includes how much to take, what to do if a dose is missed, what other drugs should not be taken at the same time, when to call the doctor, and possible side effects from taking this drug.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 3/2013
Treatment with enoxaparin: Lovenox   English
Abstract: This handout gives information about the medicine enoxaparin (brand name Lovenox). It explains what it is used for and includes a list of side effects, what to do if a dose is missed, how to dispose of "sharps" safely, and other precautions.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 6/2015
Treatment with rivaroxaban: Xarelto   English
Abstract: This handout explains the medicine rivaroxaban, a drug that helps prevent blood clots. It includes how much to take, what to do if a dose is missed, what other drugs should not be taken at the same time, when to call the doctor, and possible side effects from taking this drug.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 3/2013
Treatment with warfarin (Coumadin): What to expect   Chinese English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout describes warfarin, a medicine used to treat and prevent blood clots in the legs, lungs, heart, brain, and other parts of the body. All aspects of treatment with this medicine are covered from side effects to how to deal with a missed dose to how to monitor dietary intake of vitamin K.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 4/2016
Warfarin dosing calendar   English
Abstract: This tool allows a patient or caregiver to record doses, test results, and appointments while on Warfarin (Coumadin) treatment.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 1/2010
Wearing compression stockings   English
Abstract: This handout explains the need for compression stockings, specifically for patients who are at risk for developing deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS). Included are instructions on where to buy the stockings, how to put them on, how long to wear them, and helpful hints about their use and care.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 1/2010
When to call your Anticoagulation Clinic   English
Abstract: This handout alerts patients, especially those taking warfarin (Coumadin), about when to call the Anticoagulation Clinic. Included in the list are missed doses, changes in medications or vitamin K intake, bleeding or bruising, fever or illness, and planned surgery or pregnancy.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 1/2010
 
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