Preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation

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Leslie L Davis, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Adults with atrial fibrillation are at an increased risk for stroke. New oral antithrombotic agents are now available to help prevent stroke and other thromboembolic events. This article provides an update on factors to consider when determining various treatment options for these high-risk patients in hopes of improving outcomes.

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The Nurse Practitioner
Language: English
Date: 2013
anticoagulation, atrial fibrillation, oral antithrombotic agents, stroke prevention

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