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Pharmaceutical care for ambulatory patients under anticoagulation medication
Project funded by own resources
Project title Pharmaceutical care for ambulatory patients under anticoagulation medication
Principal Investigator(s) Hersberger, Kurt
Arnet, Isabelle
Co-Investigator(s) Metaxas, Corina
Albert, Valerie
Organisation / Research unit Departement Pharmazeutische Wissenschaften / Pharmaceutical Care (Hersberger)
Project start 01.11.2014
Probable end 31.12.2020
Status Completed
Abstract

Maintaining appropriate anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists (eg phenprocoumon) is challenging due to their regular monitoring of INR in blood sample and the consecutive dose adaptation with split tablets. Switching these patients to NOACs (new oral anticoagulants, eg rivaroxavan) has been advocated to facilitate treatment and thus ameliorate outcome because of the lack of monitoring and a plain tablet to take once or twice daily. Little is known about patients preferences when they are faced to different anticoagulation therapy in prevention of severe and potential fatal diseases (atrial fibrillation, pulmonary embolism, hip or knee replacement surgery, deep vein thrombosis) and when monitoring is possible or not. In this context, we will develop questions of interest for the Pharmaceutical care counseling of patients with anticoagulation.

Financed by University funds
Other funds

Published results ()

  ID Autor(en) Titel ISSN / ISBN Erschienen in Art der Publikation
4488207  Metaxas, Corina; Albert, Valerie; Stahl, Matthias; Hersberger, Kurt E.; Arnet, Isabelle  Development and validation of a questionnaire to self-assess patient knowledge of direct oral anticoagulants (KODOA-test)  1179-1365  Drug Healthcare and Patient Safety  Publication: JournalArticle (Originalarbeit in einer wissenschaftlichen Zeitschrift) 
   

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