Warfarin reduced major stroke more than aspirin in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation in primary care.

@article{Jaffer2007WarfarinRM,
  title={Warfarin reduced major stroke more than aspirin in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation in primary care.},
  author={Amir K. Jaffer},
  journal={Evidence-based medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={
          172
        }
}
M e t h o d s Design: Randomized controlled trial (Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation Treatment of the Aged [BAFTA] study). Allocation: Concealed.* Blinding: Blinded (outcome assessors).* Follow-up period: Mean 2.7 years. Setting: 234 general practices in England and Wales. Patients: 973 patients ≥ 75 years of age (mean age 81 y, 55% men) with AF or flutter within the past 2 years (confirmed by electrocardiography). Exclusion criteria included terminal illness, rheumatic heart disease, major… CONTINUE READING