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Anticoagulation Clinic

Anticoagulation Clinic

We can help you monitor and manage Coumadin and anticoagulation medications

The St. Charles Anticoagulation Clinic, also known as the Coumadin Clinic, serves patients who are taking medications to prevent blood clots. The Anticoagulation Clinic offers patients easy access to an experienced team of nurses, who work closely with physicians to monitor and manage the use of anticoagulant medications. Located in the St. Charles Cancer Center, the clinic is directed by Dr. Bill Martin, a board-certified hematologist.

Who does the Anticoagulation Clinic serve?

We care for a wide range of patients including:

  • Cardiac patients who have had valve replacements
  • Cardiac patients with arrhythmias
  • Cancer patients with blood disorders
  • Patients with a history of blood clots due to injuries, events or medication they have taken

Services provided by the St. Charles Anticoagulation Clinic include:

  • A comprehensive assessment of patient symptoms, medication, nutrition and health history
  • Integrated care with treatments the patient may be receiving from his or her cardiologist, oncologist or other medical providers
  • Regular reviews of vital signs and medications
  • Measurement of Protime/INR
  • Patient education about Coumadin and other blood-clot preventing medications
  • Prompt communication with your medical provider
  • Prescription refills
  • Pre- and post-operative care