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Treating Patients on Antiplatelet Therapy

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In order to safely and effectively manage this patient population, oral health professionals should be able to recognize the medical indications for which antiplatelets are prescribed and understand their adverse effects.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the mechanism of action for antiplatelet medications.
  2. Identify the most commonly used antiplatelet therapies.
  3. Discuss the implications of antiplatelet therapy on oral health care delivery.

This course was published in the January 2017 issue and expires January 2020. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated. 

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