Can We Improve on the Rapid Assessment of Clinically Relevant Levels of DOACS?

A great editorial on the value of a rapid and user friendly test


https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/10760296221096422


The DOAC Dipstick test has potential for aiding in patient care as the rapid, near-patient result reporting, classifying type of DOAC and above/below threshold levels, can assist clinical decision making in multiple settings.

The potential to have such a test system available for urgent surgical, serious bleeding, and other acute indications is of particular value.