haematology
Coagulation

Launch of DOACs has led to wider use of anticoagulants in AF

The introduction of DOACs has increased the use of anticoagulants to prevent stroke in patients with non-valvular AF. The study comprised almost 2,000 patients from more than 3,000 admissions at a tertiary hospital in south-east Queensland between 2012 and 2015. The patients had a mean age of 75.5 years and most (79.7%) had a CHA2DS2VA ...

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