Anti-Coagulation Clinic

pillsWhen it comes to the use of the anti-coagulant drug warfarin, most commonly known by its brand name Coumadin®, safety is our top concern. The Anti-Coagulation Clinic at St. Luke's MSTI is dedicated to:

  • Managing patients' warfarin dosage
  • Monitoring their blood's clotting ability
  • Providing critical information and education about drug and food interactions
  • Supporting patients in the use of this complex therapy

The Anti-Coagulation Clinic is located at our Boise cancer center. Nurse practitioners work closely with the patient's oncologist/physician to ensure that warfarin dosage and blood levels are kept in a safe, therapeutic range for the patient's medical condition.

Anti-Coagulation Clinic Services

  • Instant clotting time (prothrombin time) results, using only a few drops of blood from a single finger stick
  • International normalized ratio (INR) lab results, used to monitor the effectiveness of blood-thinning drugs, determined within minutes
  • Immediate, in-person consultation with a nurse practitioner or physician assistant and registered nurse to discuss results and make dosing adjustments as needed
  • Documentation of results and recommendations for your medical record and your referring physician
  • Clotting drug management therapy for surgery or other invasive procedures
  • Screening and counseling for drug and food interactions

St. Luke's MSTI
Anti-Coagulation Clinic

100 E. Idaho Street
Boise, Idaho 83712

Call 381-2790 for an appointment and hours of operation.

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