Search Tag: oral anticoagulants

Cardiology Management

Pharmacy closures cause decline in cardiovascular medication adherence

2019 25 Apr

Nonadherence to cardiovascular prescription medications is observed in nearly 50% of patients. Despite efforts to improve the affordability of these drugs among older adults, the problem of nonadherence still persists.  Several factors contribute to this nonadherence including the cost of drugs as well as pharmacy accessibility.  Geographical... Read more

Cardiology Management

Managing bleeding on OACs - new expert consensus

2017 05 Dec

The American College of Cardiology has issued new guidance on the management of acute bleeding in patients treated with oral anticoagulants (OACs). The recommendations are contained in a new decision pathway published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The decision pathway supplements the 2017 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway... Read more