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Predictor Score of Absher et al for a Patient's Warfarin Dose Requirement

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Absher et al developed a score that can be used to predict if a patient is likely to require a daily warfarin dose greater than 5 mg per day. The authors are from Wesley Long Community Hospital and LeBauer HealthCare in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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