What Is Warfarin? - Uses & Side Effects


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Which of the following is NOT involved in the clotting pathway?

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1. Warfarin is classified as a(n) _____, which means that it _____.

2. Individuals who are taking warfarin must monitor the amount of vitamin K in their diet. Based on the relationship between warfarin and vitamin K, which of the following is most likely to happen

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and related worksheet measure your comprehension of warfarin. Subjects you'll need to understand in order to pass the quiz include risks that are lowered when taking warfarin and side effects of warfarin.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following quiz will examine several characteristics of warfarin, including:

  • The relationship between warfarin and vitamin K
  • The clotting pathway
  • Lowered risks after taking warfarin
  • The classification of warfarin
  • Side effects of warfarin

Skills Practiced

The subsequent quiz and worksheet will allow the student to master the following abilities:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related warfarin lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the steps of the clotting pathway
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the relationship between warfarin and vitamin K

Additional Learning

To strengthen your knowledge of this medical drug, check the corresponding lesson called What is Warfarin? - Uses & Side Effects. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the process of blood clotting
  • Recall how warfarin works in the body when it is taken
  • Review the steps of the clotting pathway and how warfarin affects it
  • Learn about why warfarin is used
  • Know the different side effects of taking warfarin