Protocol of Smith and Wheeler for Dosing Unfractionated Heparin Based on Plasma Anti-Factor Xa Levels
|To anticoagulate a patient with unfractionated heparin using the protocol of Smith and Wheeler.|
|dosage calculations, dosage adjustments|
Smith and Wheeler developed a protocol for dosing unfractionated heparin based on patient weight and the plasma anti-factor Xa activity. The authors are from William W. Backus Hospital and the University of Connecticut in Norwich, Connecticut.
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