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Bleeding Risk Model of Shireman et al for an Elderly Patient Being Treated with Warfarin

Purpose:

To evaluate the risk of bleeding in an elderly patient with atrial fibrillation who is receiving warfarin using the bleeding risk model of Shireman et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Vascular Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Medicine

Objective:

risk factors, failure handling and therapy escalation, adverse effects

ICD-10:

R58

Description:

Shireman et al developed a model for predicting the risk of bleeding for an elderly patient being treated with warfarin. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from closer monitoring during anticoagulant therapy. The authors are from the University of Kansas and University of Iowa.

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