Occurrence and quality of anticoagulant treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation in primary health care in Sweden: a retrospective study on electronic patient records

@article{Nilsson2004OccurrenceAQ,
  title={Occurrence and quality of anticoagulant treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation in primary health care in Sweden: a retrospective study on electronic patient records},
  author={Gunnar H. Nilsson and Ingela Bj{\"o}rholt},
  journal={BMC Clinical Pharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={1 - 1}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic atrial fibrillation is a prevalent cardiac disorder. The literature indicates varying proportions of those treated with anticoagulants, and varying intensity of anticoagulation. Electronic patient records are providing us with clinical data concerning management of anticoagulant treatment in real-life practice that is useful for audits. We aimed to assess warfarin treatment for chronic atrial fibrillation in primary health care with regard to prevalence, incidence, the… CONTINUE READING
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