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Who is responsible for the care of patients treated with warfarin therapy?

Judy A Lowthian, Basia O Diug, Sue M Evans, Ellen L Maxwell, Alison M Street, Leon Piterman and John J McNeil
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (10): 575-577.
Published online: 16 November 2009

In reply: Bereznicki and colleagues have reinforced the importance of patient education in optimising warfarin safety, while highlighting the need for role clarification in its provision.

  • Judy A Lowthian1
  • Basia O Diug1
  • Sue M Evans1
  • Ellen L Maxwell2
  • Alison M Street3
  • Leon Piterman4
  • John J McNeil4

  • 1 NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Melbourne Pathology, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 3 Haemostasis and Thrombosis Unit, Alfred Health, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 4 Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.


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