oa Modern Medicine - Atrial fibrillation: reducing stroke risk with low-dose anticoagulation
|Article Title||Atrial fibrillation: reducing stroke risk with low-dose anticoagulation|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 American College of Chest Physicians Committee and College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson|
|Publication Date||Sep 1994|
|Pages||60 - 73|
|Keyword(s)||Atrial fibrillation, Cardiology, Clinical considerations, Diagnosis, Low-dose anticoagulation, Reducing stroke risk, Risk factors and Systemic stroke risk|
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the primary disorder predisposing patients to systemic embolism. Its incidence increases with age, rising from 2 to 4% of Americans aged 60 to 12% of women and 16% of men over the age of 75.
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