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Dr Matthew Fay discusses the changes to the NICE atrial fibrillation (AF) guideline (NG196),1 highlighting the preferential use of direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACS) in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and the importance of shared decision making.
This animation covers:
- prevalence and diagnosis of AF
- how to assess stroke and bleeding risk in patients using the CHA2 DS2‑VASc score for stroke risk and the ORBIT score for bleeding risk
- NICE recommendations when deciding between anticoagulation treatment options
- shared decision making
- how to transition from warfarin to Xarelto.
- NICE. Atrial fibrillation: diagnosis and management. NICE guideline 196. NICE, 2021. Available at: www.nice.org.uk/guidance/NG196
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Date of preparation: December 2021