Follow your facility policy and procedures.Every patient is different.Prophylaxis of venous Thromboembolism. (High risk surgery)

Treatment of pulmonary embolism ( P E). Target INR VALUE should be 2.0 to 3.0.

Bileaflet mechanical valve in aortic position. Prevention of systemic embolism.

Tissue heart valves.

Target INR VALUE .2.0 to 3.0.

Acute Myocardial infarction. To prevent systemic embolism.Valvular heart disease.

Atrial fibrillation 2.0 to 3.0.

Mechanical prosthetic valves (high risk)

To prevent recurrent Myocardial infarction (MI).TARGET INR VALUE 2.5 to 3.5.

Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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