European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society

Things to consider when aiming to prevent stroke in a patient with AF

5' education - May 25, 2017

Prof. David Fitzmaurice and dr. Geert-Jan Geersing consider the updates in the latest ESC Guidelines on atrial fibrillation that are most relevant to GPs, including which risk scores can help to optimally manage AF, and which drawbacks the scores have.

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  • The most important changes in the ESC AF guidelines for GPs 0:26
  • How to use the CHA2D2S-VASc score and what to do with a patient with score 1? 1:37
  • How to manage a patient with paroxysmal AF? 2:54
  • How should GPs screen for AF in general practice? 3:32
  • Is there a role for aspirin in stroke prevention in AF? 4:14
  • Which risk scores to use when? 5:03

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