To examine the effect of pre-existing atrial fibrillation (AF) and associated therapy on the risk of arterial thromboembolism (ATE) and death following pneumonia.
DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS
Population-based cohort study (1997-2012) of 88,315 patients with first-time hospitalisation with pneumonia in Northern Denmark.
Of the… (More)
Pre-existing atrial fibrillation (AF) may worsen prognosis in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).
In a cohort study (2005-2011) including all patients with first-time ICU admissions in Denmark (n=57,110), we compared patients with and without pre-existing AF and estimated absolute risks and relative risks (RRs) of… (More)