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Algorithm of Dunn for the Perioperative Management of a Patient Receiving Oral Anticoagulation

Purpose:

To manage a patient who is taking an oral anticoagulant and who is undergoing surgery based on the protocol of Dunn.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Vascular Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Medicine

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

I74, I81, I82, O88, T79.0, T79.1

Description:

Dunn proposed perioperative management of a patient taking an oral anticoagulant. These recommendations can reduce adverse effects and complications. The author is from Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.

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