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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