Pre-existing atrial fibrillation and risk of arterial thromboembolism and death in intensive care unit patients: a population-based cohort study

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INTRODUCTION Pre-existing atrial fibrillation (AF) may worsen prognosis in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). METHODS In a cohort study (2005-2011) including all patients with first-time ICU admissions in Denmark (n=57,110), we compared patients with and without pre-existing AF and estimated absolute risks and relative risks (RRs) of… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13054-015-1007-5

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@inproceedings{Gamst2015PreexistingAF, title={Pre-existing atrial fibrillation and risk of arterial thromboembolism and death in intensive care unit patients: a population-based cohort study}, author={Jacob Gamst and Christian Fynbo Christiansen and Bodil Rasmussen and Lars Hvilsted Rasmussen and Reimar Wernich Thomsen}, booktitle={Critical care}, year={2015} }