Antiplatelet & Anticoagulant Differences?

Answer 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 »

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Anticoagulant Contraindications?

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 »

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 »

A person taking an anticoagulant for a pulmonary embolism accidentally cuts his hand The cut won't stop bleeding Administratoin of what vitamin may help stop the bleeding?

What are the differences between LCD and PLD?

plasma get hotter then LCD or led and plasma has some gasses in it