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 ...
Knowledge of DOAC levels may reduce delay to surgery
By Mardi Chapman
20 Aug 2020