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Christian T. Ruff, MD, MPH - Making the Connection: A Call to Action Against Undiagnosed Atrial Fibrillation—Improving Detection, Reducing Risk


Go online to PeerView.com/NTH860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert in cardiology discusses best practices for the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of atrial fibrillation to reduce thromboembolic risk. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: Recognize the prevalence of undiagnosed atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients 65 years and older at risk for AF and stroke, Discuss the need for opportunistic and systematic screening for AF among individuals 65 years of age and older and at high risk for AF and stroke, Employ various screening methods routinely in clinical practice to ensure that patients at risk for AF and stroke are diagnosed, Apply guideline recommendations as well as safety, efficacy, and real-world data on non–vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for thromboembolic risk reduction in patients with AF.


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 2020-05-08  35m