haematology
Medicine

DOACs improve appropriate use of anticoagulants in AF

Under-prescribing and under-anticoagulation to prevent stroke in patients with AF has improved since the introduction of DOACs but still remains a challenge. An analysis of all stroke admissions at the Canberra Hospital between 2016 and 2018 has found 63% of patients with known AF were appropriately anticoagulated – an INR of ≥2.0 for patients on ...

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