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Detect, Protect, Perfect: AHSNs going further, faster to reduce AF-related stroke

Detect, Protect, Perfect: AHSNs going further, faster to reduce AF-related stroke

Publication date: Friday, 02 August 2019
Contributor(s): Helen Williams

Since 2014 the 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) across England have been working on a collaborative atrial fibrillation (AF) programme focused on reducing AF-related stroke. The national programme has three elements: Detect: finding more people with AF to allow early intervention to prevent stroke; Protect: treating more at-risk patients with anticoagulants to reduce the rate of AF-related stroke; and Perfect: improving the quality of anticoagulation to ensure maximal patient outcomes.
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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1 Number 11 February 2019
Print edition page(s): S27
Contributor(s): Helen Williams

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