Resources from NBCA’s Clinical Pearls Series

Webinar: Building a Partnership with the Newly Anticoagulated Patient

Recorded Webinar

Click here to view the recorded webinar using Windows Media Player: Building a Partnership with the Newly Anticoagulated Patient 

Click here to download from Apple iTunes: Podcast

Supporting Materials:

Web Resources:

For a patient video on Coumadin® (warfarin) from the manufacturer:

  •          http://www.coumadin.com/popupvideo.aspx

For patient information on Lovenox®, a low molecular weight heparin, from the manufacturer:

  •         http://www.lovenox.com/consumer/prescribed-lovenox/default.aspx

For patient information on Arixtra® (fondaparinux sodium) from the manufacturer:

  •        http://www.arixtra.com/learning-center/xra638/index.html

Additional References

  • Atreja A, Bellam N., Levy, S.   Strategies to Enhance Patient Adherence:  Making it Simple.  MedGenMed 2005; 7(1) 4.  Published online 2005 March 15.  Medscape General Medicine.
  • Wofford, James L et al. Best strategies for patient education about anticoagulation with warfarin: a systematic review BMC Health Services Research 2008, 8:40. www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6936/8/40
  • Schillinger, Dean et al.  Language, Literacy, and Communication Regarding Medication in an Anticoagulation Clinic: A Comparison of Verbal vs. Visual Assessment.  Journal of Health Communication, 11:651-664, 2006.

Note: The National Blood Clot Alliance does not endorse any products or manufacturers, including those referenced in these resources.

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