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.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
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. ;58:714–715. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-4-714_3
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(4):714-715.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use