Summary of Anticoagulants: Heparin
Flashcards on Anticoagulants: Heparin
The route of administration of heparin is .
Questions on Anticoagulants: Heparin
A 75-year-old woman is admitted to the hospital for an elective knee replacement. Her complete blood count on admission is shown below:
Hemoglobin: 15.0 g/dL Hematocrit: 44 % White blood cells: 6,000/µL Platelets: 300,000/µL
She tolerates the procedure well and spends several days recovering. Her complete blood count seven days following the procedure is shown below:
Hemoglobin: 14 g/dL Hematocrit: 40.0% White blood cells: 8,000/µL Platelets: 75,000/µL
The medication most likely responsible for her laboratory abnormality has which of the following mechanisms of action?