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Prevention of Stroke in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

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Abbreviations AF, Atrial fibrillation; AHA, American Heart Association; CHADS2, Congestive heart failure, Hypertension, Age 75 y, Diabetes mellitus, prior Stroke or TIA; CrCl, creatinine clearance; INR, international normalized ratio; TIA, transient ischemic attack Source Furie KL, Goldstein LB, Albers GW, Khatri P, Neyens R, Turakhia MP, Turan TN, Wood KA; on behalf of the American Heart Association Stroke Council, Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research, Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, Council on Clinical Cardiology, and Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease. Oral Antithrombotic Agents for the Prevention of Stroke in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: A Science Advisory for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. PMID: 22858728 Disclaimer This Guideline attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It focuses on the needs of primary care practice, but also is applicable to providers at all levels. This Guideline should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. The ultimate judgement concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician after consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool. STR10121c 5740 Executive Drive  Suite 218 Baltimore, MD 21228  TEL: 410-869-3332  •  FAX: 410-744-2150  For additional copies: orders@GuidelineCentral.com Copyright © 2013 All rights reserved

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