Chapter 26: Coagulation Modifiers
Prevent clot formation
To prevent DVT; immobility and trauma can cause DVT to occur.
To also prevent heart attacks, or PE.
They dont have a direct effect on the clot
o Warfarin Sodium (Coumadin)
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o A virus cannot replicate on its own
o It must attach to and enter a host cell
o It then uses the host cells energy to synthesize protein, DNA, and RNA
Viruses are difficult to kill because they