In this section, we have leaflets for the Anticoagulation Clinic. Please only read the materials on the advice of your clinician.
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An Anticoagulant stops your blood from clotting within the blood vessels, Warfarin is an anticoagulant. Taking Warfarin is safe provided you follow the DO’s and DON’Ts listed in this leaflet ... read more
Anticoagulant Treatment - Additional Information
Additional Information from the Anticoagulation Nurses ... read more
Hospital Associated Thrombosis (Blood Clot)
Any patient admitted to hospital is potentially at risk of developing a blood clot. This leaflet will explain what a blood clot is, who is most at risk of getting one, what you can do to help reduce your risk and what we can do to help reduce it further. It will also tell you what symptoms might suggest the presence of a blood clot and what you should do if you experience any of them ... read more
Warfarin Administration Inpatient Guide
In order to ensure the safe management of Warfarin dosing and optimal management of INR levels during an inpatient stay, the dosing time whilst you are in hospital will be 2pm.
Once you have been discharged from hospital you should go back to taking Warfarin at your usual time and you will be provided with information on how to do this ... read more