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Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: direct oral anticoagulant dosing in patients

Jenny Blair, MD   |   Clinical Summary   |   29 November 2022
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Takeaway

  • Both underdosing and overdosing of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) were common in this study of patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) in the United Kingdom.
  • This may increase complications such as stroke or major bleeding.

Why this matters

  • AF’s current UK prevalence of about 1.5% is predicted to double by...

          

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