cardiology
End of life care

Little guidance on stroke prevention in AF towards end of life

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 ...

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