Knowledge of DOAC levels may reduce delay to surgery

There is a delay in getting elderly patients with acute hip fracture to surgery when they present on DOACs compared to patients on warfarin and antiplatelets, Australian research shows. A WA study of 1,240 patients presenting to one of the three tertiary hospitals in Perth found 11.8% were on an anticoagulant – 5.1% of warfarin ...

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