The Correct Answer is B!
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A 55-year-old woman presents with a proximal vein DVT without an obvious underlying etiology. She has been treated for 3 months with warfarin and now comes to you for further evaluation. On her initial workup, she had a positive lupus anticoagulant antibody test which was drawn because of a family history of DVT. She was told that she had the antiphospholipid syndrome and would need life-long anticoagulation.
What is the next step in management?
- Stop warfarin at 6 months
- Repeat the lupus anticoagulant antibody test
- Switch warfarin to ASA 324 mg per day
- Life-long warfarin therapy
1. Source: "Comparative Analysis of Pre/Post Assessments of Live/Didactic Course Attendees when compared to Mico-Learning/Online Course Users., "Knowledge to Practice, 2017.