Implantable cardiac monitoring devices now detect silent AF. But now that we "hear" it, what should we do?
New-onset Afib in a Patient with CKD: A Case-based Quiz
Mr Smith is 66-years-old. How would you treat his arrhythmia? What would you choose for anticoagulation?
Beware Digoxin for Atrial Fibrillation
Digoxin is used in nearly 30% of patients with AF but has never been studied for safety/efficacy in this population, until now.
Hypertension and Cardiac Comorbidities: A 3-Question Quiz
See what you know about optimal co-management when the patient with hypertension also has Afib, CAD, or heart failure.
Atrial Fibrillation: A Spot Quiz
Your atrial fibrillation spot quiz of the week -- take a minute and try these 3 short questions.
Refining Terms in Afib: Moving Away from “Valvular” and “Nonvalvular”
Some call this new study a "game changer" when it comes to AF patient selection for direct-acting oral anticoagulant Rx. What's your take?
Afib, Heart Failure, and Exercise
Is exercise safe in HF patients who have AF? Results of the HF-ACTION study are summarized in this short slide show.
NOACs No Longer Novel
A study of a global registry finds that prescriptions for direct oral anticoagulants have now surpassed those for VKAs. What do you Rx?
Atrial Fibrillation Video: Symptoms, Cardioversion Strategies
A nurse describes his own bout with atrial fibrillation—the symptoms and his attempts to cardiovert to normal rhythm—from his hospital bed.
When Atrial Fibrillation and Diabetes Coexist, How Best to Prevent Stroke?
In these complicated patients, should warfarin or a novel oral anticoagulant be chosen for stroke prevention?
10 New Wonders of Wine
Tonic or poison? Elixir or toxin? These slides offer a quick review of the latest findings on the health pros and cons of imbibing.
Secondary AF: Risk of Recurrence Found in Framingham
Is new-onset AF linked to an acute precipitant less likely to recur than spontaneous AF? Is it any less dangerous? A new study finds answers in Framingham data.
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