Blood thinners – or anticoagulants – are medications that help keep blood flowing properly for people who’ve had strokes or blood clotting issues . SMH has 7 conveniently located anticoagulation clinics to help patients manage these medications.
People who are immobile for long periods of time, victims of a stroke or cancer patients are some of the more typical people who would use an anticoagulation clinic. Listen to find out some symptoms of these conditions, what medications options are available and what you can do to help.
Apart from the treatment of urgent, non-life threatening medical issues, the St. Armands Urgent Care Center also offers other services like an Anticoagulation Clinic and X-Rays.
Many patients suffer from irregular beats, which in turn can make the blood prone to clot. This can lead to a stroke. Blood thinners are usually prescribed, and that’s where SMH Anticoagulation Clinics come in. Listen in to find more.
Are you currently on blood thinners? Have you had a heart attack? Do you have another cardiovascular condition? Listen in to find out ways to avoid having to make a return trip to the hospital.
Abby Moliterno, Supervisor of the 6 Anticoagulation Clinics, reviews the one-on-one philosophy for each appointment.
Justina Granthon, ARNP, discusses conditions that can produce blood clots, and how blood thinners are required in several medical scenarios.