Table 4 Specific advice given to patients before the procedure

From: Managing direct oral anticoagulants in patients undergoing dentoalveolar surgery

Advice given n (%)
Continue DOAC as per usual 68 (61)
Omit a single dose before procedure 26 (23)
Omit a single dose before and after procedure 5 (5)
Omit a single dose after procedure 3 (3)
Delay the evening dose after procedure 8 (7)
Omit for 2 days before procedure and re-start the evening following procedure 1 (1)