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Back to Basics: NOAC patient information card

Back to Basics: NOAC patient information card

Publication date: Tuesday, 08 May 2018

This month’s Back to Basics feature is a patient information card that is included in the 2018 European Heart Rhythm Association Practical Guide on the use of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation. The card can be folded into pocket size and is crucial both for the patient and for healthcare providers. The EHRA states that this generic and universal card can serve all patients under NOAC therapy.

  • Steffel J, Verhamme P, Potpara TS, et al. The 2018 European Heart Rhythm Association Practical Guide on the Use of Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Eur Heart J 2018. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy136.
  • Steffel J, Verhamme P, Potpara TS, et al. The 2018 European Heart Rhythm Association Practical Guide on the use of non‐vitamin K antagonist anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation: executive summary. EP Europace 2018, doi: 10.1093/europace/euy054.
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Category: Back to Basics
Edition: Volume 3, Number 4, BJPCN Online 2018

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