Managing Anticoagulation Patients in the Hospital

Managing Anticoagulation Patients in the Hospital : The Inpatient Anticoagulation Service

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Whether you are starting your institution's inpatient anticoagulation service or providing care in an inpatient anticoagulation servicethis is your step-by-step guide to systematic anticoagulation management in the inpatient setting.Designed in a practical, user-friendly manner this resource is ideal for any pharmacist who wants to build expertise in caring for inpatients on anticoagulants or is tasked with teaching other pharmacists the clinical knowledge they need to manage patients on anticoagulants."Managing Anticoagulation Patients in the Hospital" is welcomed by all pharmacists who practice in or are developing, implementing, and maintaining an inpatient anticoagulation service. Inside you'll find: A comprehensive step-by-step guide to setting up an inpatient anticoagulation service.A review of anticoagulant medications.Clinical and management case studies that illustrate key concepts.Clinical pearls for anticoagulation management and therapy.Resources such as policies and procedures, clinical dosing tools, and business plans that have been used by other hospitals across America.An accompanying CD-ROM that includes practice tools, references, policies, and PowerPoint presentations that can be easily adapted by the user for their own setting.show more

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About Michael Gulseth

Michael P. Gulseth, Pharm.D., BCPS is Program Director for Anticoagulation Services at the Sanford University of South Dakota Medical Center, Department of Pharmaceutical Services in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Dr. Gulseth received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1999 from North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota. He completed residency training at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is lead author and editor of Managing Anticoagulation Patients in the Hospital: the Inpatient Anticoagulation Service, published in 2007 by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.Dr. Gulseth is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. Dr. Gulseth is an active member of several professional pharmacy organizations, including the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the South Dakota Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. His research interests include evaluation of antithrombotic therapies in the inpatient setting and evaluation of the benefits of pharmacist-managed inpatient anticoagulation services.show more