Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation

75% of our members are managing patients with atrial fibrillation, which makes sense given that up to 12.0% of adults between the ages of 75-84 have atrial fibrillation. 

Afib supplement: Emerging epidemic

Evidence-Based Care of the Patient with Atrial Fibrillation:

A Call to Action for Nurses and Advanced Practice Nurses 

This series of articles is designed to guide and support the clinical practice of those managing patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia in the United States. Since the prevalence of AF increases with age, the incidence and prevalence of AF are projected to rise steadily from 2010 to 2030. Evidence-based care of the patient with AF is necessarily complex in these patients who often have a number of comorbidities. 

An Emerging Epidemic

Pathophysiology of Atrial Fibrillation

Clinical Management of the Patient with Atrial Fibrillation

Reducing Cardioembolic Risk in the Patient with Atrial Fibrillation

The Key role of Patient as Partner

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Atrial Fibrillation: Scope of the Problem

Scope of the Problem

This presentation is designed for health professionals to use as a disease awareness talk on atrial fibrillation (AFib).

The slides:
  • Review the incidence and prognosis of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Identify the types of AFib, clinical assessment, important consideration in managing the patient with non-valvular AFib
  • Outline the components of a comprehensive approach to patient education and shared decision making.
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