Support in transitioning your eligible NVAF and VTE patients from warfarin to a DOAC in response to COVID-19
Given the NHS England1 clinical guide for the management of anticoagulant services during the Coronavirus pandemic, and recent guidelines published by Royal Pharmaceutical Society to consider transitioning patients from warfarin to a DOAC where appropriate2, Bayer is determined to support and assist healthcare professionals and patients, wherever possible, during this unprecedented, public health crisis. Click below to find out more:
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Other useful information for Healthcare Professionals
For further information on Guidance for the safe transitioning of warfarin to
direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) for patients with non-valvular AF and venous thromboembolism (DVT / PE) during the coronavirus pandemic:
> NHS England
> Royal Pharmaceutical Society
1. NHS England www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/C0077-Specialty-guide_ Anticoagulant-services-and-coronavirus-v1-31-March.pdf Accessed 15th April
2. Royal Pharmaceutical Society www.rpharms.com Accessed 30 March 2020
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