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What is Coumadin?

By brian barrick
January 30, 2014

What is Coumadin and how does it work? Coumadin serves as a preventative medication against heart attacks, strokes and blood clots. Coumadin goes by other medical names such Warfarin, Jantoven or blood thinners. Residents in assisted living facilities, nursing homes and adult foster care are sometimes given treatments of Warfarin to help prevent heart disease, ...

How Can Forgetting Coumadin Hurt Your Resident?

By brian barrick
October 23, 2013

Care of patients at home or in a facility is particularly important if the patient is on a medicine like Coumadin. This blood thinner is given to people with stroke disorders, cardiac problems and blood clotting disorders and patients are usually on a regular dose of the medicine at specific times. When an agency is ...