Slide 19. Blood Thinner Pills: Your Guide to Using Them Safely.

Patient Safety in Ambulatory Health Care

On July 13, 2012, Jeffrey Brady, MD, MPH, made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council.

Slide 19. Blood Thinner Pills: Your Guide to Using Them Safely.

  • Consumer publication and DVD explain what to expect and watch out for while taking blood thinner pills.
  • Based on research originally conducted by one of AHRQ's Partnership for Implementing Patient Safety grant projects.
  • Educates patients about:
    • Medication therapy and potential side effects.
    • How to communicate effectively with their health care providers.
    • Tips for lifestyle modifications.

 

Image: The covers of the Blood Thinner Pills guide in English and Spanish are shown.


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Current as of November 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 19. Blood Thinner Pills: Your Guide to Using Them Safely.: Patient Safety in Ambulatory Health Care. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/brady/brady0712sl19.html