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Anticoagulant prescribing in patients with ischaemic stroke: what has changed over a decade?

Sharobeam, Angelos; Jones, Brett; Watters, Aidan; Das, Chandi; Lueck, Christian


A study at our institution conducted 10 years ago identified that warfarin was under‐utilised in patients with atrial fibrillation. We replicated this study and compared the results. There was a significant increase in the proportion of patients appropriately anticoagulated (63% vs 9%, P < 0.001). Eighty‐seven percent of eligible patients were appropriately anticoagulated on discharge (86% previously). Seventy‐two percent of treated patients were prescribed a direct oral anticoagulant. Of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Internal Medicine Journal
DOI: 10.1111/imj.15022


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