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Tara Robinson's Blood Clot Story 9 Jun 2013 | 03:00 am

Tara Robison was startled at age 20 by 21 blood clots in her lungs.  She was misdiagnosed at first, but her persistence in seeking further care saved her life.

Why Anticoagulants May Do More Than “Stop-the-Clot” in Patients with Cancer 9 Jun 2013 | 02:00 am

We have all been taught that blood clotting proteins and blood platelets do one thing – clot our blood to protect us from bleeding.

National Blood Clot Alliance Symposium Explores the Role of Adherence in Effective Anticoagulation Management 1 Jun 2013 | 11:00 pm

At a symposium held by the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) earlier this month, the role of adherence in the use of blood thinning medication (anticoagulation management) was explored by a multidis...

Venous Thromboembolism in Minority Populations after Total Hip or Total Knee Replacement 27 May 2013 | 11:00 pm

Edith A Nutescu, PharmD, FCCP, a member of National Blood Clot Alliance’s Medical and Scientific Advisory Board was a co-poster presenter with colleagues at the Anticoagulation Forum meeting in Phoeni...

Thromboprophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus 23 May 2013 | 11:00 pm

Michael Streiff, MD, a member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board of National Blood Clot Alliance was one author of a poster entitled “Evaluation of Non-administration of Thromboprophylaxis i...

Importance of Anticoagulation Management: Program at Loma Linda CA Veteran Affairs Medical Center 22 May 2013 | 11:00 pm

Walter Crumpler PharmD CACP presented a poster at the Anticoagulation Forum in Phoenix, AZ on “Bridging the Education Gap of Novel Anticoagulants and the Role of Pharmacists

Importance of Patient Self-Testing or Self-Management of INR 21 May 2013 | 11:00 pm

Jack Ansell MD, Chair of National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) Medical Scientific Advisory Board is a dedicated proponent of INR patient self-testing or self-management to the extent that he re-titled h...

Patients on Blood Thinners Benefit from Home Monitoring: NBCA to form Coalition to Overcome Barriers to Optimal Care 10 May 2013 | 09:00 am

The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA) presented a report today calling for overcoming the barriers to optimal care for patients on warfarin (blood thinners) for deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary emboli...

"Living Your Best Life While Taking Blood Thinners - 5 Things You Shoul Know" 5 May 2013 | 04:57 am


Anonymous Male Patient Blood Clot Story 28 Apr 2013 | 08:57 am

He was healthy and active, when he had a seemingly unexplained DVT while he was pursuing a Master's degree.

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