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In this study, we aimed to assess the utilization pattern (potentially inappropriate dosing and concomitant use of contraindicated drugs) and adherence to direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs), including apixaban, dabigatran, and rivaroxaban, in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) unsuitable for warfarin.
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Name: PloS one
The aim of this study was to examine the association between medication adherence and illness perceptions, and to explore the factors associated with poor medication adherence in atrial fibrillation (...
Epistaxis is one of the more common reasons for emergency room visits. The main risk factor for epistaxis is anticoagulant therapy. Until recently, the main culprit was oral intake of a vitamin K anta...
Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are increasingly used in acute and long-term treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE). However, their role in management of thrombophilia-associated VTE is controve...
The purpose of this study was to measure the frequency of bleeding during and after tooth extraction in patients exposed to direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) and identify risk factors for prolonged o...
Direct oral anticoagulants are commonly used instead of vitamin K antagonists, in patients needing long-term anticoagulant treatment. As their use has become more popular, there is an increase possibi...
Impact of the Information Follow-up Given to Patients on Their Disease Understanding and Therapeutic Adherence in Patients Under Direct Oral Anticoagulants and With Atrial Fibrillation in a Cardiology Department
The primary objective of this study is to measure in patients addressed for Atrial Fibrillation (AF) in the Cardiology-Electrophysiology and Cardiac Stimulation Department of Bordeaux hosp...
This study is a single-arm, phase IV trial, of apixaban as treatment of venous thrombosis in patients with cancer. The current standard treatment of venous thrombosis in cancer patients is...
The purpose of this study is to assess safety and effectiveness of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) and warfarin for stroke prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (...
Patients treated with Vitamin K antagonists (VKA) or direct oral anticoagulants as Rivaroxaban, Apixaban, Edoxaban or Dabigatran, who experience severe bleeding and/or need urgent interven...
In patients treated with direct oral anticoagulants, bleeding events during or after tooth extraction can lead to unscheduled interruption of the antithrombotic treatment and a potential i...
Extent to which the patient follows prescribed treatment such as keeping APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULES and MEDICATION ADHERENCE for desired therapeutic outcome. It implies active responsibility shared by patient and health care providers.
Test for cell-mediated antitumor immunity and related serum blocking factors based on the finding that leukocytes from cancer patients, but not from controls, when mixed in vitro with antigenic extracts of tumors of the same histological type, undergo a diminution in their normal adherence to glass surfaces. Sera from tumor-bearing patients block the LAI reaction of their own leukocytes or those of other patients with the same type of tumor.
Compliance by health personnel or proxies with the stipulations of ADVANCE DIRECTIVES (or similar directives such as RESUSCITATION ORDERS) when patients are unable to direct their own care.
A treatment method in which patients are under direct observation when they take their medication or receive their treatment. This method is designed to reduce the risk of treatment interruption and to ensure patient compliance.
Substances found in many plants, containing the 4-hydroxycoumarin radical. They interfere with vitamin K and the blood clotting mechanism, are tightly protein-bound, inhibit mitochondrial and microsomal enzymes, and are used as oral anticoagulants.