2018 Recommended doses of therapies for patients

2018 recommended doses of therapies for patients

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American College of Cardiology [ACC]. (2018). Recommended doses of anticoagulant/antithrombotic therapies for patients with atrial fibrillation. Retrieved from - support/clinical- toolkits/atrial-fibrillation-afib/anticoagulant-dosing- table
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ANTIPLATELET TREATMENT Aspirin (ASA) 75-325mg PO daily (ACC, 2018) SE/ADRs Increased risk of bleeding (AHA, 2018) Hypersensitivity Reye’s syndrome GI bleeding Nephrotoxicity (ACC, 2018) Clopidogrel (Plavix) 75 mg PO daily Used with aspirin when warfarin therapy is unsuitable American College of Cardiology [ACC]. (2018). Recommended doses of anticoagulant/antithrombotic therapies for patients with atrial fibrillation. Retrieved from - support/clinical-toolkits/atrial-fibrillation-afib/anticoagulant-dosing- table
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NURSING IMPLICATIONS Aspirin can be purchased OTC do not take more than the dose prescribed report symptoms accident of any kind bruises or blood blisters feel sick, weak, faint or dizzy think you are pregnant red, dark brown or black urine or stools bleed more with periods bleeding gums bad headache stomachaches that won’t subside (AHA, 2018) American College of Cardiology [ACC]. (2018). Recommended doses of anticoagulant/antithrombotic therapies for patients with atrial fibrillation. Retrieved from
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