(Visit: ) Anticoagulant medications have been in use for many years for the treatment and prevention of blood clots associated with different disease states. Safe management requires a delicate balance between preventing or treating a blood clot and avoiding any bleeding complications from the anticoagulant drugs. The availability of new drugs may offer some advantages. Steve Kayser, Professor Emeritus Department of Clinical Pharmacy at UCSF, discusses the use of anticoagulant medications, their differences, their benefits and their risks.
Recorded on 06/26/2014. Series: "UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public" [10/2014] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 28505]