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Improving anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation

Improving anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation

Publication date: Monday, 12 September 2016
Contributor(s): Jeremy Bray

A new case study shows the significant reduction in atrial fibrillation-related stroke incidence achieved using the GRASP-AF audit tool. The case study, from West Hampshire CCG, highlights improvements in key measures including a 4% reduction in the number of patients treated inappropriately, a 5% increase in the use of oral anticoagulation therapy and a 10% reduction in AF-related strokes.

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Category: Case Study
Edition: Volume 1, Number 4, BJPCN Online 2016
Contributor(s): Jeremy Bray

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