anticoagulation management service


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anticoagulation management service

(ant?e-ko-ag?yu-la'shon) [ anti- + coagulation],

AMS

A team of specialized personnel who dedicate themselves to tracking and adjusting patient anticoagulation parameters, esp. for patients who need to take drugs like warfarin or heparins chronically. An AMS often includes pharmacists, nurses, and/or physicians, and other health care professionals. Synonym: anticoagulation monitoring service