Risk of falls and major bleeds in patients on oral anticoagulation therapy

Donzé, Jacques; Clair, Carole; Hug, Balthasar; Rodondi, Nicolas; Waeber, Gérard; Cornuz, Jacques; Aujesky, Drahomir (2012). Risk of falls and major bleeds in patients on oral anticoagulation therapy. American journal of medicine, 125(8), pp. 773-8. Orlando, Fla.: Elsevier 10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.01.033

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The risk of falls is the most commonly cited reason for not providing oral anticoagulation, although the risk of bleeding associated with falls on oral anticoagulants is still debated. We aimed to evaluate whether patients on oral anticoagulation with high falls risk have an increased risk of major bleeding.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of General Internal Medicine (DAIM) > Clinic of General Internal Medicine > Centre of Competence for General Internal Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Rodondi, Nicolas and Aujesky, Drahomir

ISSN:

0002-9343

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:36

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:36

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.01.033

PubMed ID:

22840664

Web of Science ID:

000306741300021

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/14428 (FactScience: 221405)

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