Differences between perspectives of physicians and patients on anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation: observational study.

@article{Devereaux2001DifferencesBP,
  title={Differences between perspectives of physicians and patients on anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation: observational study.},
  author={P J Devereaux and David R Anderson and Michael James Gardner and William Putnam and Gordon J Flowerdew and Brenda Brownell and Seema Nagpal and Jafna Cox},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2001},
  volume={323 7323},
  pages={1218-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine and compare physicians' and patients' thresholds for how much reduction in risk of stroke is necessary and how much risk of excess bleeding is acceptable with antithrombotic treatment in people with atrial fibrillation. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Tertiary and peripheral referral centres in Nova Scotia, Canada. PARTICIPANTS 63 physicians who were treating patients with atrial fibrillation and 61 patients at high risk for atrial fibrillation… CONTINUE READING
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