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I enjoyed reading your post and was intrigued by the medication list including ASA and Ibuprofen while on Coumadin. Ross, Elgendy, & Bavry (2017) discusses that NSAIDs may initiate an increased risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes and bleeding complications. I am curious to know if the risks outweigh the benefits in this situation? Your comment regarding beta blockers masking hypoglycemia interested me. We deal with a lot of patients in the surgery center I am employed and sometimes I trust the patient when they tell me they checked their BGL before arriving to the facility. It is our policy to check NIDDM BGL prior to surgery and IDDM prior to and post-procedure. Your post has reminded me to continue to follow my center's policy and check it regardless if they have stated they checked it prior. According to Tsujimoto et al., (2015) states " based on the pathophysiological mechanisms, use of beta-blockers may prevent the adverse influence of hypersecretion of
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  • Fall '13
  • Paracetamol, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, Walden University Library Database, Elgendy

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