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What goes wrong in Atrial Fibrillation? (updated January 2018)

What goes wrong in Atrial Fibrillation? (updated January 2018)

Publication date: Friday, 23 February 2018
Contributor(s): Clare Hawley, Jan Procter-King

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the commonest sustained cardiac dysrhythmia, and an important risk factor for stroke and systemic thromboembolic events. This wall chart outlines AF risk factors, and compares AF with normal heart rhythm.

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Produced in collaboration with Public Health England and NHS England who contributed towards content. BHR contributed towards the publication funding but had no role in design or content. Final editorial control rests with the authors and editors
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Category: Back to Basics
Edition: Volume 10 Number 1 January 2018
Print edition page(s): S24-S25
Contributor(s): Clare Hawley, Jan Procter-King

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