People with atrial fibrillation are eight times more likely to be prescribed oral anticoagulation inappropriately in an emergency department than in an outpatient cardiology clinic, new research reveals. Cardiologists from the Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute in Adelaide say their findings show there is an urgent ...
Inappropriate anticoagulant prescribing pinned to emergency departments
By Nicola Garrett
19 Apr 2018