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Enhancing the Patient Safety by Establishing Warfarin Management Service in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital of Pakistan

  • At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HAMMAD, Muhammad (Aga Khan University Hospital, Department of Pharmacy Services, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Co-author(s): Sheikh, A.L. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
    Ahsan, S. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
    Raza, S.S. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
    Khan, M. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
    Rao, A.S. (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
    Nida, N (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
    Sumaira, K (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Abstract:


    Background:

    One large inpatient study concluded that anticoagulants accounted for 4% of preventable Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) and 10% of potential ADEs. Warfarin, an oral anticoagulant, is often classified as ‘high risk’ drug in most international literature. Underuse and overuse of warfarin is highly associated with morbidity and mortality.

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Last update 4 October 2019

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