Watch how you can help prevent common injuries while on warfarin, and what to do in case of emergency.
Watch how blood clots are helpful in healing skin injuries, but dangerous when they form inside a blood vessel.
Learn important strategies to help you take your anticoagulant exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
See what common and uncommon side effects you may experience when taking an anticoagulant, and when to call either your doctor or 911 for help.
Watch how you can help prevent common injuries while on an anticoagulant, and what to do in case of emergency.
Patients who require anticoagulation therapy, more commonly called blood thinners, have to be very careful when taking this medication. This program will teach patients which areas they need to monitor and how they can use this medication safely and effectively.
Many times patients don't even know that they have a blood clot. In Part 2, learn what symptoms may indicate a blood clot is present.
When you have AFib, or atrial fibrillation, you are at increased risk of stroke because the irregular heartbeats caused by AFib lead to blood clots. Learn about blood thinners, if you are a good candidate to be taking them, and how they can help reduce your risk of stroke.