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Atrial fibrillation: will new drugs and patient choice improve anticoagulation outcomes?
  1. R Fuller1,
  2. N J Dudley2
  1. 1Medical Department for the Elderly, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK
  2. 2Elderly Services, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Richard Fuller
    Medical Department for the Elderly, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK; ftworfaol.com

Abstract

The growing epidemic of atrial fibrillation presents major challenges to the healthcare community, both clinical and financial

  • AF, atrial fibrillation
  • INR, international normalised ratio
  • NPT, near patient testing
  • atrial fibrillation
  • direct thrombin inhibitors
  • haemorrhage
  • warfarin
  • ximelagatran
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