David Messinger and others, alleging that the defendants deviated from the applicable standard of care in failing to administer an anticoagulant to the decedent who had atrial fibrillation after performing heart surgery in the form of cardiac catheterization.
What does A/C stand for?
A/C stands for Anticoagulant
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However, when she was admitted to the rehab hospital, her medication orders included an anticoagulant medication, heparin 5000 units, administered subcutaneously, twice a day.
Thrombolytics are agents that dissolve or split up blood clots; Antiplatelets are agents that prevent blood platelets from aggregating; Anticoagulants are agents that prevent blood clotting.
I can find plenty of information for the old-fashioned Stypven tests, but not the dilute test that helps to detect antiphospholipid antibodies, that is, the so-called lupus anticoagulant (LAG).
Often, the anticoagulant medication that's given at the hospital is not continued at a long term care facility," she says, noting that many doctors are concerned about the risk of bleeding associated with anticoagulant drugs, especially with patients who have trouble walking and are susceptible to falls.