Tools and resources

A list of decision tools and resources on the NPS website.

 

Health professional decision tools

A guide to starting oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation

Use this interactive decision tool with patients who are starting oral anticoagulants.

Anticoagulants listings

A tool to help you develop a structured therapeutic plan with your patients to better manage their anticoagulant therapy.

Back Pain Choices

The tool has been developed to assist in the diagnosis and management of lower back pain (LBP) by primary care clinicians.

Caring for patients on oral anticoagulants

A tool to help you develop a structured therapeutic plan with your patients to better manage their anticoagulant therapy.

Cholesterol and cardiovascular disease risk

Statins remain one of the most effective strategies for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, but patient selection is key

Decision tools to assist in good anticoagulant practice

Decision tools to assist in good anticoagulant practice

Dose adjustments for newer anticoagulants

A decision tool for use with patients who are starting oral anticoagulants other than wafarin

Interactions with dabigatran, rivaroxaban and apixaban

A decision tool for use with patients who are continuing on warfarin

Starting warfarin therapy

Diagram depicting how to achieve and maintain INR in the therapeutic range.

Switching oral anticoagulants

A decision tool for use with patients who are changing between anticoagulants

Warfarin Dose Tracker

The Warfarin Dose Tracker is intended to support your professional conversations with people taking warfarin, or their carers, and has been extensively tested with warfarin takers and their carers, and was enthusiastically received.

Warfarin drug interactions

A decision tool for use with patients who are continuing on warfarin

Warfarin maintenance: management of high and low INRs

A decision tool for use with patients who are continuing on warfarin