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Barriers to a software reminder system for risk assessment of stroke in atrial fibrillation: a process evaluation of a cluster randomised trial in general practice

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BACKGROUND:Oral anticoagulants reduce the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), but are underused. AURAS-AF (AUtomated Risk Assessment for Stroke in AF) is a software tool designed to identify eligible patients and promote discussions within consultations about initiating anticoagulants. AIM:To investigate the implementation of the software in UK general practice. DESIGN AND SETTING:Process evaluation involving 23 practices randomly allocated to use AURAS-AF during a clust...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp18x699809

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1214-1682
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Name:
Department of Health
Grant:
NF-SI-0611-10273
IS-SPC-0514-10043
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Name:
Medical Research Council
Grant:
G9900264
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice More from this journal
Volume:
68
Issue:
677
Pages:
e844-e851
Publication date:
2018-11-29
Acceptance date:
2018-07-29
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pmid:
30397015
Language:
English
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pubs:940877
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uuid:8acd9ece-d45e-40a4-8fa6-673901f0c68d
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pubs:940877
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940877
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2019-03-19

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