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An international longitudinal registry of patients with atrial fibrillation at risk of stroke (GARFIELD): the UK protocol.

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BACKGROUND: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an independent risk factor for stroke and a significant predictor of mortality. Evidence-based guidelines for stroke prevention in AF recommend antithrombotic therapy corresponding to the risk of stroke. In practice, many patients with AF do not receive the appropriate antithrombotic therapy and are left either unprotected or inadequately protected against stroke. The purpose of the Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD (GARFIELD) is to determine ...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2261-13-31

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC cardiovascular disorders Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
31
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2261
ISSN:
1471-2261
Source identifiers:
401993

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