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Regular INR monitoring during the COVID pandemic

Our haematology department doesn’t yet have an official stance on how or whether to change the regular INR testing of your warfarin patients. However, there are a couple of useful UK sites where you can get some information if needed-

Guidance for switching people off warfarin during the coronavirus pandemic (Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain):

https://www.rpharms.com/Portals/0/RPS%20document%20library/Open%20access/Coronavirus/FINAL%20Guidance%20on%20safe%20switching%20of%20warfarin%20to%20DOAC%20COVID-19%20Mar%202020.pdf?ver=2020-03-26-180945-627

Managing anticoagulants during COVID restrictions (British Society for Haematology):

https://b-s-h.org.uk/media/18170/inr-testing-for-out-patients-on-warfarin-during-covid-19-restrictions_26-03-2020.pdf

 

 


Last updated : Thursday, April 09, 2020

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