D. H. Mosley, M.D.; I. J. Schatz, M.D.; G. M. Breneman, M.D., F.A.C.P.; J. W. Keyes, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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As experience in the use of anticoagulant drugs accumulates, analysis of the incidence of complications is necessary to assess the risk of out-patient therapy.
All patients treated with long-term anticoagulants and out-patients during the period from August, 1961, to August, 1962, were reviewed. The incidence of complications and the adequacy of control was studied for this 1-year period, though the great majority (86%) had received treatment for over 1 year. All patients were treated for at least 3 months.
Of the 978 patients studied, 39 (4%) no longer received therapy during this period; 15 patients received no treatment because of
Mosley DH, Schatz IJ, Breneman GM, Keyes JW. Long-term Anticoagulant Therapy: Complications and Control.. Ann Intern Med. 1963;58:714–715. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-4-714_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(4):714-715.
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