Most of the publications on vitamin K antagonist treatment recommend a therapeutic interval where the difference between the high and low therapeutic limits is 1 INR
unit (1, 5,19, 20).
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testing should occur at least monthly after a stable warfarin dose is achieved.
According to a survey conducted in 2000 by the Coagulation Resource Committee of the College of American Pathologists, the level of INR
used as a critical value by the participant laboratories ranged between 4.
Putting all that together, the INR
, but not all the rest of the Intelligence Community, believes Iran will have the technical capability to make highly enriched uranium around 2013, but will not have the political go-ahead to do so long as the world is still watching.
Given that anticoagulation with LMWH is not usually monitored, and treatment with unfractionated heparin is usually not long term, this discussion on physical activity in a hypercoagulated state will be limited to patients who are anticoagulated with Warfarin and whose anticoagulation levels are monitored using INR
The few previous comparisons of the Hemochron INR
and APTT tests with their laboratory equivalents in similar circumstances have shown similar inaccuracy.
provides a terrific model for how the analytic shops at different agencies should operate.
doubled the dose) of Coumadin and asked the lab to draw another INR
the next day.
The safety and efficacy of warfarin therapy are dependent on maintaining the INR
within the target range for the indication (Table 1).
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In certain cases an INRatio and INRatio2 PT/INR
Monitor system may provide an INR
result that is clinically significantly lower than a result obtained using a reference INR
system (laboratory method).