Trends in the prevalence and management of atrial fibrillation in general practice in England and Wales, 1994-1998: analysis of data from the general practice research database.

@article{Majeed2001TrendsIT,
  title={Trends in the prevalence and management of atrial fibrillation in general practice in England and Wales, 1994-1998: analysis of data from the general practice research database.},
  author={Azeem Majeed and K. -D. Moser and Kristen Carroll},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2001},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={284-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of atrial fibrillation in England and Wales, and examine trends in its treatment with warfarin and aspirin between 1994 and 1998. DESIGN Analysis of data from the general practice research database. SETTING England and Wales. PATIENTS 1.4 million patients registered with 211 general practices. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Age and sex specific prevalence rates of atrial fibrillation; percentage of patients with atrial fibrillation treated with oral… CONTINUE READING
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