Involvement of pharmacists in the monitoring of oral anticoagulant therapy : delivery of a notebook for the patient
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: BLANCHET, Fabienne (CESPHARM - Ordre des pharmaciens, Paris, France)
- Co-author(s): Castot (AFSSAPS, PARIS, France)
ROULEAU (AFSSAPS, PARIS, France)
Thomas (FFC, PARIS, France)
Dreux (CESPHARM - Ordre des pharmaciens, PARIS, France)
A study implemented in 1998 by the French regional pharmacovigilance centres showed that each year, nearly 17000 hospitalisations linked to iatrogenic events were caused by an haemorrhage with oral anticoagulant therapy (Antivitamin K treatment - AVK).
In order to improve the follow-up of patients treated by AVK, a working group was created by.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.