Fillers Q&A

Anticoagulant treatment during travel

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7486.292 (Published 03 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:292

Question

How do you manage a patient who has been taking warfarin life long and wants to go on a three month, round the world, cruise? Her international normalised ratio is reasonably stable, but she normally has to be retested every five to six weeks.

Richard J Young, general practitioner

Paston Surgery, Norfolk

Answer

I am by no …

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