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Anticoagulant: The testimony of a patient

Testimony of 53-year-old Monique has been taking anti-vitamin K for four years .

How did you come to take anticoagulants?
After a first phlebitis, I took antivitamin K and my treatment stopped 6 months later, as is often the case. But then I had a second phlebitis and pulmonary embolism at the same time. There, I was hospitalized and explained to me that I had to take medicine for life. I have a tracking book so I carefully note the results of my INR at each blood test.

How is treatment monitoring going?
Not too bad ! But as soon as there is the slightest problem with the blood tests, each member of the nursing staff returns the ball. The biologists who take the blood test suggest to me to see with my doctor who advises me to see with the hospital ...

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