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Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke prevention

What is the link 
between AF and Stroke Most strokes happen because of a blockage in an artery leading to the brain, called an ischaemic stroke. This interactive infographic allows users to understand AF and stroke prevention at a national and local level. www.afinfographic.co.uk

New revalidation tool for GPs to attain QOF points and tackle myths of stroke prevention in AF www.af-revalidation.org

A new e-learning tool to help GPs complete critical steps for revalidation is launched today at the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) Best Practice meeting. Not only does the tool guide revalidation preparation, it also contributes to CPD and facilitates the achievement of QOF points for AF care. Ultimately, helping ensure the best care for AF patients at risk of stroke. Registration and use of the tool is free.

A personal experience of why I self-monitor

Peter has been self-monitoring for some years and in this video explains why he made that decision and the benefits he obtains from self-monitoring


Sorting the facts from the myths about the new oral anticoagulants

Read some of the reasons that patients are being given when they are denied access to the new oral anticoagulants

Patients with a common heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation (AF) have a five times greater risk of suffering a stroke.

Watch this new video to see Eve Knight from AntiCoagulation Europe; Professor John Camm from St. George's Hospital, UK and Trudie Lobban from Atrial Fibrillation Association discuss the importance of preventing AF-related strokes.

Commissioning effective anticoagulation services for the future: A resource pack for commissioners

A Resource pack for commissioners of anticoagulation services in the UK Read or download the resource pack from the publications section of the site.


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