Vitamin K will be used less often to reverse warfarin's anticoagulant effects

Vitamin K will be used less often to reverse warfarin's anticoagulant effects.

Previous Chest guidelines suggested lowering INRs between 5 and 9 by holding warfarin...or holding warfarin AND giving vitamin K.

But now there's a change. Don't give vitamin K for high INRs up to 10 in most patients...if there's no bleeding.

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