Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation – How can we do better?

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Dr Philasande Mkoko, cardiac electrophysiologist, Gauteng, provides clinical advice on optimal stroke protection in AF patients

Learning objectives

  • An awareness of the benefits of integrated care for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)
  • An understanding of the pathophysiology of stroke in AF
  • Insights into the current approach to preventing stroke in patients with AF
  • Familiarity with the efficacy and safety of different oral anticoagulant drugs, and the population subgroups for which each agent is best suited
  • An understanding of the perioperative management of anticoagulation.
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