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Preventing stroke in people with atrial fibrillation: a cross-sectional study.

de Lusignan, S, van Vlymen, J, Hague, N, Thana, L, Dzregah, B and Chan, T (2005) Preventing stroke in people with atrial fibrillation: a cross-sectional study. J Public Health (Oxf), 27 (1). pp. 85-92.

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The annual stroke rate in atrial fibrillation is around 5 per cent with increased risk in those with hypertension, diabetes, left ventricular dysfunction and other cardiovascular risk factors. This study set out to identify the patients with atrial fibrillation and modifiable risk factors for stroke.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Surrey Business School
Authors :
de Lusignan, S
van Vlymen, J
Hague, N
Thana, L
Dzregah, B
Chan, T
Date : March 2005
DOI : 10.1093/pubmed/fdh201
Uncontrolled Keywords : Adult, Age Factors, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Anticoagulants, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiovascular Diseases, Comorbidity, Cross-Sectional Studies, Diabetes Complications, England, Family Practice, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Prevalence, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Sex Distribution, Stroke, Wales, Warfarin
Additional Information : This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Journal of Public Health following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version Journal of Public Health 2005 27: 85-92 is available online at the Journal of Public Health website.
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 23 Feb 2012 14:25
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:23

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