Nurse-led AF clinics have better outcomes

Integrated patient-centred, nurse-driven, physician-supervised AF-Clinics are associated with a reduction in all cause mortality and should be widely implemented, researchers say. Their post-hoc analysis of a Dutch study, which randomised 712 patients to either a specialised AF clinic or usual care, found all-cause mortality rates of 3.7% versus 8.1% respectively. The original study had reported ...

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