Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Screening and diagnosis of AF and stratifying stroke risk

Slides (presentation) - Dec. 27, 2012

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  1. AF can be symptomatic and asymptomatic
  2. The time course of AF
  3. Guideline recommendations for the detection and diagnosis of AF
  4. Characteristics of an ECG recording for a patient with AF
  5. Systematic versus opportunistic screening: the SAFE study
  6. How can we achieve earlier diagnosis of AF?
Screening and diagnosis of AF and stratifying stroke risk
AF can be symptomatic and asymptomatic
The time course of AF
Guideline recommendations for the detection and diagnosis of AF
Characteristics of an ECG recording for a patient with AF
Systematic versus opportunistic screening: the SAFE study
Systematic versus opportunistic screening: the SAFE study
How can we achieve earlier diagnosis of AF?