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Self-monitoring of oral anticoagulation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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BACKGROUND: Near-patient testing has made self-monitoring of anticoagulation with warfarin feasible, and several trials have suggested that such monitoring might be equal to or better than standard monitoring. We did a systematic review and meta-analysis of all randomised controlled trials that assessed the effects of self-monitoring or self-management (self-testing and self-dosage) of anticoagulation compared with standard monitoring. METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Register of Controlled ...

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Heneghan, C More by this author
Alonso-Coello, P More by this author
Garcia-Alamino, JM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
367
Issue:
9508
Pages:
404-411
Publication date:
2006-02-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:34dcba1d-af9f-482a-9aa6-922b3a0ea9e2
Source identifiers:
116357
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pubs:116357

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