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.
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.