Managing Dabigatran for Iphone Publisher's description
from HealthObs Ltd
The dabigatran App is designed for doctors to help them manage patients on the anticoagulant dabigatran.
The dabigatran App is designed for doctors to help them manage patients on the anticoagulant dabigatran. It will be useful to general practitioners, cardiologists, haematologists, neurologists, anaesthetists, emergency specialists and surgeons. In fact most clinicians will at some time have patients on anticoagulants and would find this App helpful.
The Dabigatran App will help you
• Select the right treatment for your patient.
• Provide safe advice if bleeding occurs.
• Recommend when to stop treatment before surgery.
• Interpret coagulation results.
Features of the Dabigatran App
The Dabigatran App provides the correct dose for each indication with advice about possible dose changes in the presence of renal impairment
Details of the common side-effects, potential drug interactions and basic pharmacology is immediately available.
Bleeding is a potential problem with any anticoagulant and can be complex to manage. The Dabigatran App provides advice about which treatments to use for both minor and major bleeding.
A common question with any anticoagulant is how long should treatment be stopped before surgery? The Dabigatran App calculates a safe interval between stopping treatment and surgery by including renal function and the time since the last dose. It also offers advice for treatment prior to emergency surgery if the surgery cannot be delayed.
Interpreting coagulation results
Dabigatran prolongs several coagulation tests. The Dabigatran App combines the results of these tests to give an indication of the dabigtran plasma concentration.
All recommendations are linked to an information page which is appropriately referenced with links to the relevant publications.
What's New in This Release:Up to date prescribing information. Links to full prescribing information. Revised guidelines to manage bleeding. Clearer advice for each indication. iPhone 5 compatible
System Requirements:Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall