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The nineteen papers given at the symposium on anticoagulant therapy held at the Royal Society of Medicine on November 18 and 19, 1960, form the body of this excellent book; it should be read by everyone who deals with anticoagulants or plans to do so in the future.
The symposium started with a review of the action of oral anticoagulants on the blood coagulation mechanism. Papers were then presented on the methods of controlling the dosage of the drugs used. Most of the speakers prefered Owren's thrombotest to the Quick onestage prothrombin test. On the other hand, most of the
Symposium on Anticoagulant Therapy—Report of the Proceedings.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:1043. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-6-1043_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;55(6):1043.
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