This is a guest blog by Danielle Pouletsos. She completed her BS in Health Science with a concentration in Public Health and Community Health Education in 2005. She earned her Master of Public Health degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago and specialized in Public Health Informatics in 2009. She has worked in the non-profit sector for over 10 years serving those with HIV/AIDS and Developmental Disabilities.
Read more about public health, mhealth and related topics on Danielle’s blog.
This is the part 2 of two series blog. You can read the part 1 here.
As discussed in Part I of this blog series, The Hassle of Anticoagulation Management, Warfarin therapy requires close monitoring and detailed attention not only from providers, but from patients as well. There are many health benefits of Warfarin therapy, but the potential of life-threatening side effects is very real and all too common and many can be prevented, or the severity reduced, with better management and monitoring.