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Anticoagulation therapy for stroke prevention
Anticoagulation Therapy for Stroke Prevention

Anticoagulation guidelines

Read time: 80 mins
Last updated:4th May 2023
Published:24th Nov 2021

Find out more on the clinical practice guideline updates for atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke management:

  • Expert videos from Professor John Camm on the ESC/EHRA guidelines
  • Latest European and USA guidelines on preventing stroke and systemic embolism in patients with AF
  • Stroke prevention in patients with AF and acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and/or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)

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American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Heart Association (AHA) and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) guidelines

Update your knowledge of the American recommendations regarding the use of oral anticoagulants to prevent thromboembolism in AF patients.

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Atrial fibrillation – the ABC pathway in clinical practice

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References

  1. Hindricks G, Potpara T, Dagres N, Arbelo E, Bax JJ, Blomström-Lundqvist C, et al. 2020 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation developed in collaboration with the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS): The Task Force for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Developed with the special contribution of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) of the ESC. European Heart Journal. 2021;42(5):373–498.
  2. January CT, Wann LS, Calkins H, Chen LY, Cigarroa JE, Cleveland JC, et al. 2019 AHA/ACC/HRS Focused Update of the 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart R. Circulation. 2019;140(2):e125–e151.

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