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Definition

Preventing blood clotting via drug therapy. Heparin and warfarin (Coumadin) are the two most commonly used anticoagulants. There are many different components to blood clot formation and these drugs work on different parts of the clotting pathway.

Keywords

Public Health Drug Therapy Social Policy Blood Clot Clot Formation 
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