Anticoagulant prophylaxis against stroke in atrial fibrillation: effectiveness in actual practice.

@article{Caro1999AnticoagulantPA,
  title={Anticoagulant prophylaxis against stroke in atrial fibrillation: effectiveness in actual practice.},
  author={J. Jaime Caro and Kenneth M. Flegel and M E Orejuela and Hugh Kelley and Jeanne L Speckman and Kristin Migliaccio-Walle},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1999},
  volume={161 5},
  pages={
          493-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Randomized trials have shown a beneficial effect of anticoagulation with warfarin to prevent stroke in atrial fibrillation. It is not known whether the same effect will be obtained in actual practice. The authors conducted a prospective observational study to evaluate the effect of preventive anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation in 2 practice settings in Montreal. METHODS Of the 1725 outpatients screened between October 1990 and September 1993 at a community… CONTINUE READING

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