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Vitamin K for improved anticoagulation control in patients receiving warfarin

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BACKGROUND: Effective use of warfarin involves keeping the international normalised ratio (INR) within a relatively narrow therapeutic range. However, patients respond widely to their dose of warfarin. Overcoagulation can lead to an increased risk of excessive bleeding, while undercoagulation can lead to increased clot formation. There is some evidence that patients with a variable response to warfarin may benefit from a concomitant low dose of vitamin K. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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GLAM
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Science and Medicine Subject Area
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Health Care Libraries
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Cochrane Collaboration
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews More from this journal
Volume:
5
Issue:
5
Pages:
CD009917
Publication date:
2014-05-15
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
Language:
English
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pubs:465152
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uuid:0894f563-6f48-4050-881e-2d9d03288b03
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465152
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2014-06-16

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