Sandra is a 27-year-old female admitted with a possible Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). She smokes one pack per day and is on birth control.
She has a history of hypertension and obesity. She is admitted to the hospital and placed on bed rest. Heparin drip is started per protocol. The Provider is anticipating on sending her home with Coumadin. Can Sandra be placed on Coumadin and Heparin at the same time?
your answer. Develop 3 teaching points important for Sandra to know about her medication regimen. What questions would you ask Sandra to verify that she understands the 3 teaching points? Please answer all questions including in-text citation and 3-4 references