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pilot evaluation of a warfarin dosing nomogram in hemodialysis patients

W. Anders Foss

pilot evaluation of a warfarin dosing nomogram in hemodialysis patients

by W. Anders Foss

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Published in 2002 .
Written in English


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St. Joseph"s Healthcare, Hamilton

The Physical Object
Pagination28 leaves :
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL20044796M

  Maintaining full patency in the extracorporeal circuit (ECC) during hemodialysis (HD) sessions is a prerequisite for optimal HD quality A complex disturbance of the coagulation system is commonly encountered in patients at the terminal stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD), leading to considerable morbidity and mortality gh HD reduces the Cited by: Statement of the problem: The risk-benefit profile of warfarin anticoagulation in hemodialysis (HD) patients differs compared to the non-HD population. Computerized decision support systems (CDSS) to assist with anticoagulation management are safe and effective in the non-HD population but had not previously been studied in HD outpatients.

The following anticoagulation drug guidelines are only accessible to Johns Hopkins faculty and staff who are accessing this site from within the Johns Hopkins network. If you are off-campus, you must use VPN software to view these guidelines. Many hospitals have implemented warfarin dosing nomograms to improve patient safety. To our knowledge, no study has assessed the impact inpatient warfarin initiation has in both medical and surgical patients, on safety outcomes post discharge. To evaluate the impact of a suggested institutional nomogram for the initiation of warfarin, the primary endpoint was the incidence of Author: Nibal Chamoun, C. Gabriela Macias, Jennifer L. Donovan, Jennifer L. Donovan, Jennifer L. Donovan, Ro.

•Pilot Warfarin Dose Flow Sheet was developed and distributed to clinic staff •Clinic staff were instructed on Teach Back protocol to use with the form when instructing patients to enhance communication and confirm understanding of warfarin dosage. •Two month Pilot Test of the Warfarin Dose Flow Sheet was conducted July-September File Size: KB. A retrospective review of HD patients on warfarin (HDW), HD patients not on warfarin (HDNW) and 3, non-dialysis warfarin patients (NDW) was performed.


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Pilot evaluation of a warfarin dosing nomogram in hemodialysis patients by W. Anders Foss Download PDF EPUB FB2

The anticoagulation of hemodialysis patients with atrial fibrillation may have unacceptable risks of bleeding. On the contrary, a high proportion of hemodialysis patients have atrial fibrillation, [3,4] and the risk of CVA pilot evaluation of a warfarin dosing nomogram in hemodialysis patients book or may not be decreased with warfarin use [5,6].

Certainly there would be a substantial health cost savings due to Cited by: to warfarin for those patients with warfarin intolerances, other than bleeding. WARFARIN MONITORING •Less experienced clinicians may benefit more from using nomogram, BUT even most high‐capacity anticoagulation useclinics sofpatients anomogram.

• AnticoagulationClinics may improveTTRabsolute↑~8%. Background. Warfarin is commonly indicated as an anticoagulant for the prevention and treatment of thromboembolic diseases. However, warfarin anticoagulation therapy has been associated with increased risk of bleeding, particularly when the international normalized ratio (INR) is not maintained within the range therapeutic window Cited by:   Warfarin nomograms to guide dosing have been shown to improve control of the international normalized ratio (INR) in the general outpatient setting.

However, the effectiveness of these nomograms in hemodialysis patients is unknown. We evaluated the effectiveness of anticoagulation using an electronic warfarin nomogram administered by nurses in outpatient Cited by: if a dosage adjustment is needed, increase maintenance dose by 5%–10% no dosage adjustment may be necessary if the last two INRs were in range, if there is no clear explanation for the INR to be out of range, and if in the judgment of the clinician, the INR does not represent an increased risk of hemorrhage for the patient.

Although warfarin labels claim dosing adjustments are not required for renal failure patients, a new study finds that patients with moderate and severe kidney impairment need reduced warfarin doses. In patients with kidney impairment, warfarin is initiated at similar doses and managed similarly as in the general medical population.

Evaluation of an electronic warfarin nomogram for anticoagulation of hemodialysis patients Benjamin KA Thomson1, Jennifer M MacRae1, Lianne Barnieh1, Jianguo Zhang1, Elizabeth MacKay1, Megan A Manning1 and Brenda R Hemmelgarn1,2* Abstract Background: Warfarin nomograms to guide dosing have been shown to improve control of the internationalCited by: One warfarin dosing nomogram that is simple to use and does not require testing for genetic variations was developed and used by UCLA Medical Center.

Ordering physicians there are even able to write, "Warfarin dosing per Pharmacy", which allows the pharmacist to manage warfarin according to their guidelines. Management and dosing of warfarin therapy. Am J Med ; Barnes GD, Froehlich JB.

Anticoagulation: a pathway to clinical effectiveness. Am J Med ; Kim YK, Nieuwlaat R, Connolly SJ, et al. Effect of a simple two-step warfarin dosing algorithm on anticoagulant control as measured by time in therapeutic range: a pilot study.

The 10mg initiation nomogram should only be used in relatively young and healthy patients who are likely to be insensitive to warfarin, or in patients taking concurrent medications known to induce warfarin metabolism. Please note that loading doses of warfarin are NOT RECOMMENDED.

Chronic hemodialysis patients frequently require anticoagulation treatment with warfarin for a variety of co-morbidities. The optimal method for monitoring and dose adjustment of warfarin-based anticoagulation in this population, however, remains unclear.

To examine this more closely, we reviewed all hemodialysis patients at a single institution on chronic warfarin Cited by: 2.

Randomized comparison of warfarin dosing quality between the Hamilton nomogram and a commercial computer system. Hypothesis: Mean TTR of patients managed with the commercial computer system is non-inferior to. Practical tips for warfarin dosing and monitoring REVIEW ABSTRACT Patients on warfarin and their physicians must constantly balance the risks of bleeding and offer practical tips for safe and effective warfarin therapy, based on the programs17–19are available to guide dosing.

Importance of the INRFile Size: KB. A total of patients were included, 73 patients in the nomogram adherence vs. in the nonadherence arm. There was no difference in the proportion of patients who bled throughout the follow up period, adherence % vs.

nonadherence to Author: Nibal Chamoun, C. Gabriela Macias, Jennifer L. Donovan, Jennifer L. Donovan, Jennifer L. Donovan, Ro. Temporarily stop warfarin.

Consider giving one dose of Vitamin K mg orally if INR > ; may repeat oral Vitamin K in 24 hours if INR remains > Resume warfarin when INR is therapeutic and ↓ weekly dose by 20% Nomogram for Warfarin for target INR 2 to 3 Increase in the frequency of INR monitoring is.

Hemodialysis without anticoagulation. One-year prospective trial in hospitalized patients at risk for bleeding. Am J Med ; Sahota S, Rodby R. Inpatient hemodialysis without anticoagulation in adults. Clin Kidney J ; Lee KB, Kim B, Lee YH, et al.

Hemodialysis using heparin-bound Hemophan in patients at risk of bleeding. TTR of patients with a therapeutic INR range of 2–3 from % to % (P.

WARFARIN: MANAGEMENT OF OUT (paper based dosing nomogram or computerized decision support program). American Society of Hematology () for the management of non‐bleeding patients taking warfarin (American Society of Hematology, ).

This algorithm is based on making a dose File Size: KB. On the day of surgery, knee and hip arthroplasty patients were separately randomized into 1 of 2 groups using a random numbers program. The first group had their daily in-hospital dose of warfarin ordered by a study physician, based on the nomogram was modified as follows: All patients received warfarin 5 mg on the night of by:   There are many patients who are so non compliant with taking their coumadin.

We offer a coumadin teaching session and patients can come in as a group or one on one. This seem to be helpful. I have a few patients who just love to adjust their own coumadin. Comment. Patients with renal impairment appear to require somewhat lower doses of warfarin than those with normal renal function.

A possible mechanism, discussed by the authors, is downregulation of hepatic cytochrome P metabolism of warfarin in renal failure. One could argue that these findings are unimportant, because we individualize warfarin dosing Author: Allan S.

Brett.A good warfarin management plan, including ongoing patient education, follow-up, dosing tools, and involved caregivers/ other health professionals, can maximize the benefit to harm ratio. The time in therapeutic range (TTR) is an accepted measure .Anticoagulation guidelines for chronic and acute hemodialysis patients - 5 - SECTION 3 Anticoagulation of dialysis circuits is a routine part of every workday for hemodialysis practitioners.

Anticoagulant drugs interfere with clotting and are used to prevent and treat thrombosis. The main anticoagulant drugs used inFile Size: KB.