Compare and contrast low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) and unfractionated heparin (UFH).
These are drugs that are commonly administered to our patients pre-operatively and can impact upon our procedural decisions.
LMWH only inhibits factor XI TRUE/FALSE
High dose UFH can inhibit platelet aggregation TRUE/FALSE
Only UFH can be administered IV TRUE/FALSE
Only UFH prolongs APTT TRUE/FALSE
LMWH has less predictable pharmacokinetics TRUE/FALSE