When a clot forms in the body, whether in the lower extremities or in the brain, medications available at an anticoagulation clinic are often prescribed. Learn more through a detailed discussion on types & symptoms, and how the care is individualized for each person.
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.
When administering anticaogulants like Wafarin, it is critical that they are kept within the correct therapeutic range. Clinics like SMH’s are staffed by experts that can help patients monitor the doses.
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.
In this third part of a blood thinner discussion, Sarasota Memorial experts give some tips, like taking Vitamin K, while on blood thinners.
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.