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Bilingual Video on Use of Anticoagulants

Description:

This 10-minute bilingual video can be used to educate patients who are beginning to use or are already using anticoagulants about how to use them safely and effectively. According to AHRQ data, more than 7,000 patients are seen in hospital emergency departments annually for uncontrolled bleeding due to anticoagulant drugs, and over half have to be admitted.

Toolkit:

Communications Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Minority

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

US Department of Health and Human Service’s Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Submitted:

03/15/2010

Modified:

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