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Performance of stroke risk scores in older people with atrial fibrillation not taking warfarin: comparative cohort study from BAFTA trial.

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OBJECTIVE: To compare the predictive power of the main existing and recently proposed schemes for stratification of risk of stroke in older patients with atrial fibrillation. DESIGN: Comparative cohort study of eight risk stratification scores. SETTING: Trial of thromboprophylaxis in stroke, the Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation in the Aged (BAFTA) trial. PARTICIPANTS: 665 patients aged 75 or over with atrial fibrillation based in the community who were randomised to the BAFTA trial and were no...

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10.1136/bmj.d3653

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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
342
Issue:
7815
Pages:
d3653
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
223014
Language:
English
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pubs:223014
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uuid:6e972e40-9594-47c6-9818-1ede81cd1c4d
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2012-12-19

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