TITLE

Anticoagulant prophylaxis against stroke in atrial fibrillation: effectiveness in actual practice

AUTHOR(S)
Caro, J. Jaime; Flegel, Kenneth M.; Orejuela, Maria-Elena; Kelley, Heather E.; Speckman, Jeanne L.; Migliaccio-Walle, Kristen
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/07/99, Vol. 161 Issue 5, p493
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study to evaluate the effect of preventive anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation in two practice settings. Methods; Results; Conclusions.
ACCESSION #
2266534

 

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