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Doody's Review ServiceReviewer: Rohit R Amin, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description: This "help" book is written for patients and relatives of patients who require the rigorous daily use of coumadin. The key point summaries and easy to read text makes this a nice complement to the physician's advice.
Purpose: This all encompassing and concise review allows readers to better understand coumadin's therapeutic action, the importance of monitoring, and side effects. This is an invaluable resource for patients and their families.
Audience: This primer satisfies the curiosity of patients and their families and serves as an excellent resource tool.
Features: This concise review of the basics of coumadin and the accompanying illustrations help readers to comprehend its complexity. The chapters are well written and diverse enough to allow readers to answer specific questions. Equally important are the supplemental references that are listed and summarized towards the end of the book.
Assessment: This is an invaluable and excellent resource for all patients to help understand the complexity of coumadin and may help maintain medication adherence. It's the first of its kind to help patients better understand their doctor's advice about this therapy.