Practice guidelines contain a well-defined threshold for starting anticoagulation for prevention of stroke in AF but there is no clear standard for when to stop it. According to a Research Letter in the JAMA Internal Medicine, the magnitudes of benefits and harms of anticoagulation are likely to change substantially as diseases such as dementia progress ...
End of life care
Little guidance on stroke prevention in AF towards end of life
By Mardi Chapman
19 May 2021