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Test Yourself: MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation

A 56-year-old man is evaluated in the hospital for paroxysmal episodes of atrial fibrillation. ... She has hypotension and pulmonary edema in the setting of rapid atrial fibrillation.
August 2012

Atrial fibrillation common, increasing among patients hospitalized for COPD

Out of the 1,345,270 patients included, 18.2% (n=244,488) had atrial fibrillation. ... The presence of atrial fibrillation was also associated with higher costs and longer length of stay.
January 2019

Resources available from ACP Foundation on atrial fibrillation and stroke prevention

Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of cardiac arrhythmia, affecting nearly 2.6 million Americans. ... 2. Obtain consensus from key stakeholders to catalyze action to improve the treatment of atrial fibrillation and prevention of stroke.
April 2012

MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation

A 56-year-old man is evaluated in the hospital for paroxysmal episodes of atrial fibrillation. ... She has hypotension and pulmonary edema in the setting of rapid atrial fibrillation.
June 2015

Hospitalizations for atrial fibrillation on the rise

The cost and rate of hospitalizations for atrial fibrillation (AF) increased significantly between 2000 and 2010, but the mortality associated with the hospitalizations decreased over the decade, a new study found.
June 2014

MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation

She has nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and is receiving long-term warfarin, without a history of bleeding complications. ... The remainder of the examination is normal. An electrocardiogram demonstrates atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response
August 2019

Restarting anticoagulation after GI bleed associated with reduced mortality in afib

The study “suggests the need and importance of restarting single treatment with oral anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation after gastrointestinal bleeding,” the authors concluded. ... evidence to show our patients with atrial
November 2015

Atrial fibrillation

Identify and document the four clinical types of atrial fibrillation. ... Atrial fibrillation (afib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, and its coding and documentation implications are numerous.
November 2019

Kidney disease increases risks of atrial fibrillation

Patients who have both chronic kidney disease and atrial fibrillation are at higher risk of stroke, thromboembolism and bleeding, a new study found. ... Researchers collected data on all patients discharged from Danish hospitals with a diagnosis of
August 2012

MKSAP quiz on stroke

An electrocardiogram shows atrial fibrillation. Which of the following medications should be administered now? ... Warfarin is indicated in patients with other stroke subtypes, such as those resulting from atrial fibrillation.
August 2020

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