Use of anticoagulants in diagnostic laboratory investigations
World Health Organization. Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory Technology. (2002). Use of anticoagulants in diagnostic laboratory investigations. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/65957
DescriptionThis is the 2nd revision of document WHO/DIL/LAB/99.1 Rev.1
Gov't Doc #WHO/DIL/LAB/99.1 Rev.2
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Relationship between depression and non-adherence to anticoagulant therapy after valve replacement El Gatit, A.M.; Haw, M. (2003)Management of anticoagulant therapy after mechanical valve replacement is difficult in developing countries because of patient non-adherence. The effect of depression on adherence to drug therapy and to a clinic visit schedule was evaluated for 62 patients who received prostheses. All were prescribed a once-per-day regimen of warfarin and were scheduled for three appointments at the anticoagulant clinic for dose adjustment at 3-week intervals. According to the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale, 22 were depressed. Non-depressed ...