Sunday, 13 January 2013

Warfarin meets Dabigatran

By Edwin Tan (c) 2013

Complete the following multiple choice question to earn CPD points*!:

Which of the following is INCORRECT:

a) is a thrombin inhibitor
b) reduces the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
c) currently has no available antidote to reverse its anticoagulant effect (although one is under development)
d) is kind of arrogant

Answer: d. Stop trying to personify medications.

*You earn 0 (zero) CPD points and lose valuable minutes of your life. 

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