Anticoagulant Contraindications?

Answer An anticoagulant is a medication that thins blood. Generally, anticoagulants are recommended for patients whose stroke has originated in the heart. Sometimes anticoagulants are contraindicated, wh... Read More »

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Antiplatelet & Anticoagulant Differences?

Antiplatelets and anticoagulates are blood-thinning drugs that prevent blood clots in the heart, arteries and veins. Although clotting of the blood prevents excessive bleeding when you get cut or i... Read More »

What are things you can do to reduce risks of anticoagulant therapy?

Some ideas:You could monitor the patient for signs and symptoms of active bleeding. Be sure proper lab tests are ordered-- aPTT for heparin and PT/INR for coumadin therapy. Give patient a soft to... Read More »

Contraindications for Spa Scrubs?

Spa scrubs are a wonderful and effective way to exfoliate the skin and enhance the skin's appearance by removing dead skin cells to reveal and help promote soft, smooth, glowing skin. Special scrub... Read More »

Glucosamine Contraindications?

Glucosamine is a substance produced naturally by the body, primarily found in the cartilage that connects and cushions joints such as knees and hips. Glucosamine supplements may provide benefits fo... Read More »