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To The Editor We read with interest the article by Tavernier et al regarding screening for atrial fibrillation (AF) in hospitalised geriatric patients and the feasibility to identify a significant number of patients (over 10% more than routine care) with AF who may benefit from anticoagulation.1 A new diagnosis of AF could prompt more vigilant heart rate monitoring and potentially prevent tachycardia-related cardiomyopathy.2 The authors have not …
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