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This factsheet is part of the ‘Understanding your child’s heart’ series. The factsheet is written to help parents, teachers and all those who are caring for a child on anticoagulants (warfarin or heparin).
Format: Factfile, 12 pages
Extended description: Some children with congenital heart disease will have to take an anticoagulant at some time, as part of their treatment. This factsheet is written to help parents, teachers and all those who are caring for a child on anticoagulants (warfarin or heparin). It has practical information about the treatment, the risks and how to manage them, and safety advice regarding physical activity.
Resource Code: C12 1010
Date Published: 08/11/2010
Publications for: Carers and Families, Parents, Teachers and Teacher Aids
Subject: Treatments for Heart Conditions, Living with Heart Disease
Age Group: Adults, Parents
Similar publications: C7 Single Ventricle Circulation, C8 Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum, C9 Hypoplastic Left Heart, C10 Tricuspid Atresia, C11 Double Inlet Ventricle