Published in Health and Medicine Week, December 6th, 2004
According to a study from the United States, "The anticoagulant activity of warfarin sodium is monitored by the prothrombin time (PT) using the international normalized ratio (INR). Standard oral anticoagulant therapy monitoring requires frequent patient visits to physicians' offices and/or laboratories to optimize warfarin dosage. Home PT monitoring by patients can increase testing frequency and may thus decrease complications associated with oral anticoagulant therapy."
D.T. Yang and colleagues of the University of Utah continued, "Clinical studies suggest that home...
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