Self-Monitoring: New opportunities
The result: A life of new opportunities
Naturally, whilst you are Self-Monitoring your own oral anticoagulation treatment, you will continue to work closely with your doctor, who will provide the following help and advice:
- Guidance regarding important aspects of anticoagulation therapy, such as dosage, interferences and dietary considerations
- Training in the use of the CoaguChek system
Take over more responsibility for your health.
Although you will continue to keep in close contact with your doctor, with Self-Monitoring/Management you will play a much greater role in dealing with your own health care. You will know exactly what your INR value should be and you will be able to check it at any time, anywhere and monitor what potentially caused it to change. You will also gain a better understanding of the effects and benefits of your oral anticoagulant drug. More understanding means more compliance and minimising the risk of bleeding or clotting complications. This also allows you to create a partnership with your doctor or Healthcare Professional. Ultimately Self-Monitoring maximises the control you have over your own health!
The CoaguChek XS is a simple device which immediately determines INR values using a drop of whole blood from a fingertip. No additional steps such as calibration, pipetting or preparation of reagents are necessary. The CoaguChek XS system does not even require liquid controls, thanks to its built-in On Board Quality Control (OBIS and OS2C principle): it gives you and your Healthcare Professional full trust in the results provided by your CoaguChek system.
CoaguChek- Because it's my life!