Difference Between Enoxaparin and Heparin


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Heparin is classified as _____ heparin, and enoxaparin is classified as _____ heparin.

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1. What are two common uses for anticoagulants?

2. The _____ of a medication is how long the medication lasts in the body before half of it is out of the system.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo lets you test your comprehension of the difference between enoxaparin and heparin. Side effects of heparin and the uses for anticoagulants are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are highlighted on the quiz:

  • The side-effects of heparin and enoxaparin
  • Term for how long the medication lasts in the body before half of it is out of the system
  • How heparin is classified
  • Two common uses for anticoagulants

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how thrombocytopenia affects the production of platelets
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the difference between enoxaparin and heparin
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how heparin is classified and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

See what more you can review about these medications by working through the lesson, Difference Between Enoxaparin & Heparin. Objectives you can complete include:

  • Identify another name for heparin
  • Determine when enoxaparin is used
  • See how heparin affects the body