haematology
Coagulation

NOAC use focused on preventing stroke

The introduction of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs)  has broadened the use of anticoagulation including to older patients and those at higher risk of having a stroke, experience at an Australian hospital suggests. A study at the Royal Adelaide Hospital compared initial anticoagulant use in patients before and after the introduction of NOACs in 2014. ...

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