Digital INR meters
Just a quick heads up for those that don't do a blood draw to check your INR. I went in last Thursday and had mine tested on the digital meter and I came back at a 5.4. I asked the lady when was the last time they used a test strip on it and she said that she didn't know. I asked if we could try it on another one. After doing it on the second machine I was at 2.7. That is a big difference. She was going to have me not take my next to doses before we did the recheck. Thank god we did because I would have been really low. I was a 4.4 and 4.8 on the test the two previous weeks so I am pretty sure the machine had been bad for awhile. Moral of the story is, if you test really high asked to be rechecked on a different machine.
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