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Using the novel oral anticoagulants in primary care

Using the novel oral anticoagulants in primary care

Publication date: Wednesday, 21 December 2016
Contributor(s): Washik Parkar

Stroke related to atrial fibrillation can be prevented effectively through the use of anticoagulants. This article reviews recent guidelines, clinical trials and real-world evidence with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in patients with AF and provides practical guidance on the use of these newer agents in primary care.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1 Number 8 PCCJ Online 2016
Contributor(s): Washik Parkar

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