Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Can we do better?

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Clinical guidelines advocate oral anticoagulation (OAC) for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation and ≥1 risk factors for stroke, but 40% of eligible patients receive aspirin, and those at greatest risk are least likely to be prescribed OAC. Why is there a discrepancy between guidelines and clinical practice?
Original languageEnglish
JournalNature Reviews Cardiology
Early online date28 Jul 2016
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 28 Jul 2016


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