Patients on long-term anticoagulation therapy who test their own blood-clotting time from home and continue to be managed by their GP are significantly less likely to experience a thromboembolic event, according to Oxford University researchers. Read the press release.
Self-monitoring of blood clotting time is made possible with point-of-care testing
8 July 2016
Following earlier research supported by the SPCR, new evidence shows that point-of-care testing has made it possible for people on long-term oral anticoagulation therapy to monitor their own blood clotting time.