The impact of warfarin use on clinical outcomes in atrial fibrillation: a population-based study.

@article{Parkash2007TheIO,
  title={The impact of warfarin use on clinical outcomes in atrial fibrillation: a population-based study.},
  author={Ratika Parkash and Vinnie Wee and Martin J Gardner and Jafna Cox and Kara KD Thompson and Brenda Brownell and David R Anderson},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={457-61}
}
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common adult arrhythmia, and significantly increases the risk of ischemic stroke. Oral anticoagulation may be underused and may be less effective in community settings than clinical trial settings. OBJECTIVES To determine the rates of thromboembolism and bleeding in an ambulatory cohort of patients with AF. METHODS Observational study of Nova Scotian residents with AF identified by electrocardiogram in ambulatory settings between November 1999… CONTINUE READING
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