Posted: June 6th, 2017
A client is at risk for pulmonary embolism and is on anticoagulant therapy with warfarin (Coumadin). The client’s prothrombin time is 20 seconds, with a control of 11 seconds. The nurse assesses that this result is:
1. The same as the client’s own baseline level
2. Lower than the needed therapeutic level
3. Within the therapeutic range
4. Higher than the therapeutic range
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