From Name:
From Email:
To Name:
To Email:

Optional Message:


PCPs Often Misestimate Stroke and Bleeding Risk in AF

from Medscape

A Canadian study has found that many primary care physicians incorrectly estimate stroke or bleeding risk in patients with atrial fibrillation. In the study, PCPs used guideline-recommended risk scores to evaluate stroke risk in only about half of their patients and used the guidelines to determine bleeding risks in just one quarter of their patients. As a result, many patients were receiving suboptimal oral anticoagulant dosages, which could increase their risk for stroke or bleeding. more


Powered by MultiBriefs
7701 Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063