Beneficial Effects of Stroke-Unit Care in Stroke Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Abstract

PURPOSE Continuous cardiac monitoring in a stroke unit (SU) may improve detection of atrial fibrillation (AF), and SU care may improve the rate of anticoagulation by better adherence to a standardized treatment protocol in patients with AF. We investigated the effects of the SU on the detection of AF and the rate of warfarin therapy in patients with AF… (More)
DOI: 10.3349/ymj.2013.54.2.301

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