[Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: thromboembolic risk assessment and therapy in a general practice population].

@article{Zotti2010NonvalvularAF,
  title={[Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: thromboembolic risk assessment and therapy in a general practice population].},
  author={Francesco del Zotti and Giobatta Gottardi and Guglielmo Frapporti and Alessio Micchi and Luisa Zanolla},
  journal={Giornale italiano di cardiologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={313-7}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiologists may prescribe antithrombotic therapy to patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), but prescription application mostly depends on general practitioners. The present study aims to assess frequency and appropriateness of antithrombotic therapy in general practice, as a function of thromboembolic risk factors, using the CHADS2 score… CONTINUE READING