This piece gives you information that will empower you when using Warfarin in the perioperative period. How should you sensibly balance bleeding and thrombotic risk? Anti-coagulants are increasing in number, what are the principles behind them which we should learn? An understanding of patient, procedure and type of drug being used is essential, are there other factors that can come into play?
Here is a link to the slides used in this talk: http://www.anzca.edu.au/documents/02-kate-burbury_fast-track-warfarin-reversal.pdf
Presented by Kate Burbury, Associate Professor, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.