Attitudes of physicians regarding anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation: a systematic review.

BACKGROUND the efficacy of warfarin for prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is well established, but many people with AF who would benefit from warfarin are not receiving it. This systematic review aims to determine physicians' attitudes to the prescription of warfarin for AF, and identify reasons for its underuse. METHODS an… CONTINUE READING