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Table 3 Anticoagulation Control

From: Comparison of pharmacist managed anticoagulation with usual medical care in a family medicine clinic

Variable Pharmacist
Managed (PC)
(n = 112)
Physician
Managed (UC)
(n = 81)
p-value
Percentage of Time INR in Range    
   Therapeutic range (TTR)* 73.4 64.8 P < 0.0001
   Expanded range(Expanded TTR)† 90.8 84.8 P < 0.0001
   < 1.5 0.67 1.92 P < 0.0001
   >5.0 0.27 0.08 P < 0.0001
  1. *Therapeutic range: 2.0-3.0 or 2.5-3.5; †expanded therapeutic range: therapeutic range ± 0.3