Posts Tagged ‘self-monitoring’

September 1st, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: September 1st

This week’s topics include aortic valve stenosis, presenting the benefits of PCI to patients, and more.

December 1st, 2011

Meta-Analysis Finds Benefits for Self-Monitoring in Some Warfarin Patients

Despite the advent of newer anticoagulants that don’t require monitoring, millions of people will continue to take warfarin for many years to come. Now a new meta-analysis published in the Lancet suggests that some of these patients may benefit from self-monitoring. Carl Heneghan and colleagues analyzed data from 11 trials with 6417 patients on oral anticoagulation and 12,800 person-years […]