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BACK TO BASICS: Understanding the DOACs

BACK TO BASICS: Understanding the DOACs

Publication date: Thursday, 06 September 2018

This month’s Back to Basics feature is a summary of the sites of action and pharmacology of the main direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs). These drugs are becoming a standard therapy in many settings including stroke prevention, management of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, and prevention of venous thromboembolism following hip and knee replacement.

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Category: Back to Basics
Edition: Volume 3, Number 5, BJPCN Online 2018

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