2010 - Derek suffered a DVT.
2011 - after a year on warfarin, he was diagnosed with APS.
2012 - Feb - he suspected of having Prostate Cancer.
2012 - May - Cessation of Warfarin for 5 days for Prostate Biopsy. Followed by Sepsis.
2012 - Sept - Cessation of Warfarin for 5 days for Prostate Surgery.
2012 - Oct - Admission to CCU with Catastrophic Antiphosphilipid.
2014 - Oct - Admission by Hospital that they failed in Derek's care by not notifying him that he required BRIDGING with Cessation of Warfarin. They did this TWICE.
They wrote a pescription, but didn't tell him about it.
If you are having surgery, are notified to stop Warfarin. Please, make sure you have BRIDGING with LWMH.
Don't wait for the medical profession to offer it. TELL THEM TO GIVE IT.