Knowing the Difference between Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets
Author: Barron, Chrystel
Source: AHIMA blog post | Journal of AHIMA - website
Publication Date: July 12, 2017
It is important to know the difference between anticoagulant drugs and antiplatelet drugs when assigning a Z-code for long term drug use. Both of these types of drugs are closely related in the way they manipulate the various channels of the blood clotting mechanism, which can make this a....