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Atrial Fibrillation

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on atrial fibrillation and related issues, including anticoagulation therapy, antiplatelet therapy, arrhythmias, and palpitations. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Overview

01/01/2011 Atrial Fibrillation: Diagnosis and Treatment Algorithm Patient Education
12/01/2011 Updated Guidelines on Management of Atrial Fibrillation from the ACCF/AHA/HRS [Practice Guidelines]

Screening and Diagnosis

09/15/2012 Evaluation of Asymptomatic Atrial Fibrillation [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
07/01/2011 Outpatient Approach to Palpitations Algorithm

Treatment

Acute

12/01/2005 Pharmacologic Cardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter [Cochrane for Clinicians]
05/01/2004 Atrial Fibrillation (Acute) [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

Chronic

04/15/2014 Apixaban (Eliquis) for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation [STEPS]
05/15/2013 AHA/ASA Publish Advisory on Oral Antithrombotics for Stroke Prevention in Nonvalvular Artial Fibrillation [Practice Guidelines]
04/15/2013 Updated Guidelines on Outpatient Anticoagulation
10/15/2012 Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for Prevention of Thromboembolic Events [STEPS]
10/15/2012 Chronic Atrial Fibrillation [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
03/15/2012 Rivaroxaban vs. Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation [AFP Journal Club]
12/15/2011 Dabigatran (Pradaxa) for Prevention of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation [STEPS]
08/01/2011 Self-Monitoring and Self-Management of Anticoagulation Therapy [Cochrane for Clinicians]
11/15/2009 Catheter Ablation of Supraventricular Arrhythmias and Atrial Fibrilation Patient Education
05/01/2008 Oral Anticoagulants vs. Antiplatelet Therapy [Cochrane for Clinicians]
06/15/2005 Choosing Between Warfarin (Coumadin) and Aspirin Therapy for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care
02/15/2005 Evidence-Based Initiation of Warfarin (Coumadin) [Point-of-Care Guides] Algorithm Point of Care
09/01/2004 Which Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Do Not Need Anticoagulation Therapy with Warfarin? [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

Improving Practice

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

05/01/2005 A Systematic Approach to Managing Warfarin Doses
05/01/2005 Outpatient Anticoagulation Flowsheet
02/01/2002 Improving Anticoagulation Management at the Point of Care

Patient Education, Self-Care

01/01/2011 Atrial Fibrillation Patient Education

Other AFP Content

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