cardiology
Medicines

Suboptimal use of anticoagulants and DAPT highlights need for medication reviews

Underuse of oral anticoagulants following admission for atrial fibrillation (AF) and dual antiplatelet therapy following acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is common, a Victorian study has shown. Only 30.4% of patients with a primary or secondary diagnosis of AF were using oral anticoagulants within 30 days of discharge, a National Data Linkage Demonstration Project from the Victorian ...

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