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AF and stroke prevention: case finding in primary care

AF and stroke prevention: case finding in primary care

Publication date: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Contributor(s): Dr Matthew Fay

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the commonest sustained cardiac dysrhythmia, but is asymptomatic in about one quarter of patients. Case finding with subsequent assessment of the risk of stroke and bleeding are essential to ensure that the right patients receive appropriate intervention with oral anticoagulation.

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Produced in collaboration with Public Health England and NHS England who contributed towards content. BHR contributed towards the publication funding but had no role in design or content. Final editorial control rests with the authors and editors.
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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 10 Number 1 January 2018
Print edition page(s): S26-S28
Contributor(s): Dr Matthew Fay

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