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To assess the positive impact of pharmacist interventions via an educational video on patients’ knowledge of and satisfaction with warfarin therapy . This study used a prospective pre-test/post-test design that enrolled 91 patients from an anticoagulant clinic at King Khaled University Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. All patients completed the Anticoagulation Knowledge Assessment (AKA) and Anti-Clot Treatment Satisfaction (ACTS) scales. Afterwards, the patients watched a 10-minute educational video containing basic information about warfarin and were given relevant informative booklets. The patients were reassessed after a mean follow-up period of approximately 52 days. In total, 85 patients completed the study. The impact of the intervention on patient knowledge was highly significant (mean difference=17.7%, 95% CI = 21.75-13.58, P.

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Audio-visual Oral anticoagulant Patient education Satisfaction Video Knowledge Warfarin

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Sireen A. R. Shilbayeh, Abrar F. Al-Qarni, Malak M. Al-Turki, Meshael N. Al-Nuwisser, Ohud A. Al-Nuwaysir, Wejdan F. Al-Muhraj, & Miteb A. Alanazi. (2020). The Positive Impact of Pharmacist Interventions Using Educational Video Technology on Patient Knowledge of and Satisfaction with Warfarin Therapy. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(3), 2778-2789. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11i3.2351