Ch 15: Anticoagulant Therapy

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Improve your understanding of anticoagulant therapy with this self-paced study guide chapter. You can access these short lessons and quizzes whenever you need to brush up on these topics for an upcoming exam, homework assignment, project or any class need.

Anticoagulant Therapy - Chapter Summary

For an overview of anticoagulant therapy, work through this series of short lessons and self-assessments. The chapter offers expert instruction on the basics of antithrombotic therapy, as well as the characteristics of several anticoagulant therapy drugs. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the side effects of antithrombotic therapy
  • Assess the differences between apixaban and edoxaban
  • Explain how heparin compares to warfarin and coumadin
  • Evaluate rivaroxaban's pharmacology, structure and classification

These lessons are designed to be short, simple and entertaining. After each lesson, you'll find a short quiz that helps you reinforce your understanding of the chapter's drug terms, effects, structures and related concepts. Use any computer or mobile device to access the chapter material, and feel free to submit questions to our subject-matter experts if you need any help with the material.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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