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Is the patient able to manage his medications, or does he need help? Take some time to review these issues while you are waiting for the next INR to come back from the lab. Eight-Second Summary The primary treatment for warfarin overdose is 10 mg vitamin K, with FFP given two units at a time for significant bleeding. 0 by morning rounds. Suggested Reading 1. Dzik WH Predicting hemorrhage using preoperative coagulation screening assays. Curr Hematol Rep 2004; 3:324-330. 3 The Liver Failure Patient and Chronic DIC Basic Concepts Your primary task for the patient with chronic liver disease or chronic disseminated intravascular coagulopathy is to ensure adequate hemostasis, and your primary blood product for this task is fresh frozen plasma, although other pharmacologic adjuncts play a role as well.
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Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy by Roland T. Skeel, Samir N. Khlief