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. ...
NOAC use focused on preventing stroke
By Mardi Chapman
14 Feb 2018