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So I need some help doing a care plan. The diagnosis is elevated INR rt leg wound. I have been looking up INR and everything talks about warfarin and blood thinners, but the patient isnt on any. I am very confused and appreciate any insight you may have for me. Thanks, Angel

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Some people argue the INR is not helpful for anything except monitoring warfarin medication dosing. The INR is a ratio of the patients PT level to the Lab standardized PT so that it is consistent. I am of the opinion that an elevated INR is another way of saying the PT is elevated so the INR can be helpful in detecting problems with difficulty ...

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Learn about how to manage elevated INRs from the anticoagulation clinic at UC San Diego Health. ... Management of Elevated INRs ... High initial INR – First 7 days are rapid suppression of Factor VII ...

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warfarin therapy Recheck INR in 24 hours. Anticoagulation: Warfarin: Management of Elevated INR and Reversal Give phytonadione 2.5 to 5 mg PO or if the patient has inadequate gastrointestinal absorption or perfusion give by slow IV INFUSION over 30 minutes Consider giving FFP for immediate effects. INR > 5 and < 10

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Guidelines for the management of an elevated INR in adults. Submitted by admin on Sun, 2010-08-15 12:38 . Management of patients on Warfarin therapy with high INR in Adults WITHOUT Bleeding (1) INR greater than therapeutic range but <4.5. Warfarin. Reduce or omit the next dose* Comments.

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An elevated PT or INR means your blood is taking longer to clot than your healthcare provider believes is healthy for you. When your PT or INR is too high, you have an increased risk of bleeding. What increases my risk for an elevated INR? Too much anticoagulant medicine, a type of blood thinner that helps prevent clots

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Background: Elevated international normalized ratio (INR) values have been linked to bleeding complications; however, elevated INR values are not always physiologic and can be falsely increased. This study describes the rate of falsely elevated INRs and characteristics predictive of falsely elevated INRs.

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An unexpected case of coumarin poisoning with coumatetralyl. ... A healthy man in his 40s presented with a 1-month history of haemoptysis and was unexpectedly found to have an elevated international normalised ratio (INR). ... Warfarin is not the only coumarin patients can be exposed to.

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Appendix B: Phytonadione (Vitamin K) Dosing Guidelines INR > 9.0, No significant bleeding Repeat INR; hold warfarin. Monitor INR every 12-24 hours. Consider oral phytonadione at a dose of 2.5 to 5 mg (INR reduction expected to occur within 24 hours). Resume warfarin at a lower dose when the INR approaches the therapeutic range. Repeat INR; hold ...