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Predictors of incident atrial fibrillation and influence of medications: a retrospective case-control study.

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BACKGROUND: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common condition, associated with raised mortality and risk of major morbidity, and is predicted to increase due to an aging population. AIM: To update earlier research of AF predictors using UK data. DESIGN AND SETTING: Case-control analysis of adults aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of AF in practices registered with the General Practice Research Database (GPRD) in the UK. METHOD: Using the GPRD, a case.control analysis was performed using ...

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10.3399/bjgp11x578034

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Journal:
British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
61
Issue:
587
Pages:
e353-e361
Publication date:
2011-06-01
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Source identifiers:
167619

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