Term Anticoagulation Management Programs
Code LT-1750.0570
Definition Programs that monitor and manage the administration of medication, principally warfarin (also called Coumadin), that is used to prevent and treat blood clots that can cause a stroke, heart attack or other serious medical problem. Anticoagulants are prescribed for a variety of conditions, and periodic monitoring including regular blood tests are often necessary to make sure that patient's condition is being treated appropriately and safely. Clinic staff also assess for any changes in the patient's medications and diet, as well as any side effects related to the therapy.
Created 10/4/16
Changed 10/4/16
Use References Anticoagulation Clinics
Blood Thinning Medication Clinics
Blood Thinning Medication Management Programs
Coumadin Clinics
Warfarin Clinics
See Also References
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Outpatient Medical Care (UW 2.1.02.02)
Patient Care/Health Care Delivery (NPC E09)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References "Anticoagulation Clinic Services", Sutter Health, Palo Alto Medical Foundation website, http://www.pamf.org/anticoag/services/

"Anticoagulation Clinics", the Cleveland Clinic website, http://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/anticoagulation-clinics

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