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INR

INR

abbr.
international normalized ratio

INR

INR

International normalized ratio, see there.

INR

Abbreviation for international normalized ratio.

INR

Abbrev for International Normalized Ratio. This is a measure of a patient's prothrombin time based on what it would be if measured using the WHO international reference reagent. The INR is used as a standard for monitoring the effects of anticoagulant treatment with WARFARIN.

INR

; international normalized ratio index of blood coagulability (normal INR = 1); anticoagulant therapy (e.g. warfarin) adjusts INR to 2-4 (i.e. anticoagulated blood takes twice to four times as long to clot)
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Analytical performance of the new coagulation monitoring system INRatio for the determination of INR compared with the coagulation monitor CoaguChek S and an established laboratory method.
The evidence also showed that using point-of-care INR testing in a clinic setting can be more costly than lab testing.
If the INR is >5 and there is a high risk of bleeding, or if the INR is >8, administer 1-5 mg vitamin K should be given orally and the INR checked 24 h later to assess whether further vitamin K is needed.
1] Nonstandard abbreviations: INR, international normalized ratio; FVII, factor VII; ISI, international sensitivity index; MNPT, mean normal prothrombin time.
As expected, the levels of all 4 vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors, II, VII, IX, and X, declined with increasing INR.
The INR statement went on to say, "The Intelligence Community has no evidence that Iran has yet made the decision to produce highly enriched uranium, and INR assesses that Iran is unlikely to make such a decision for at least as long as international scrutiny and pressure persist.
INR values of healthy individuals who are not anticoagulated will be between 0.
Each sample was divided, with one portion being citrated and sent for laboratory estimation of INR and APTT, and the remainder used to estimate INR and APTT at the bedside with the Hemochron Response.
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The administration of a loading dose is a possible source of prolonged hospitalization secondary to dramatic rises in the INR value that may necessitate the administration of vitamin K (5).