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Implications of the New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline

Implications of the New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Letters guideline for atrial fibrillation (AF) treatment recommending Figure. Responses From Journal Editorials and Specialist Societies use of a refined stroke risk score and revised threshold for Regarding Evidence for Reversal of Practice oral anticoagulation (OAC) initiation. We assessed the Invited Commentary page 850 potential effect of this new Journal editorials 90 guideline by comparing the proportion of patients with AF rec- Specialist societies 1,2 ommended for OAC under the 2011 and 2014 guidelines. Methods | We used data from the Outcomes Registry for Bet- ter Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (ORBIT-AF) study, a national, prospective, outpatient registry of AF in patients 18 years or older at 176 sites in the United States. The primary outcome was the proportion of patients recom- mended for OAC at baseline under each guideline. The CHADS score, recommended for stroke risk assessment by the 2011 guideline, incorporates information on prior stroke Supports Neutral Challenges and transient ischemic attack, congestive heart failure and dysfunction, hypertension, age of 75 years or older, and dia- betes mellitus (score range, 0-6). The revised 2014 guideline recommends use of the CHA DS -VASc score, which 2 2 increases the point value from 1 to 2 for age of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Implications of the New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline

JAMA Internal Medicine , Volume 175 (5) – May 1, 2015

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2015 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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2168-6106
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2168-6114
DOI
10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.20
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25730502
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Abstract

Letters guideline for atrial fibrillation (AF) treatment recommending Figure. Responses From Journal Editorials and Specialist Societies use of a refined stroke risk score and revised threshold for Regarding Evidence for Reversal of Practice oral anticoagulation (OAC) initiation. We assessed the Invited Commentary page 850 potential effect of this new Journal editorials 90 guideline by comparing the proportion of patients with AF rec- Specialist societies 1,2 ommended for OAC under the 2011 and 2014 guidelines. Methods | We used data from the Outcomes Registry for Bet- ter Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (ORBIT-AF) study, a national, prospective, outpatient registry of AF in patients 18 years or older at 176 sites in the United States. The primary outcome was the proportion of patients recom- mended for OAC at baseline under each guideline. The CHADS score, recommended for stroke risk assessment by the 2011 guideline, incorporates information on prior stroke Supports Neutral Challenges and transient ischemic attack, congestive heart failure and dysfunction, hypertension, age of 75 years or older, and dia- betes mellitus (score range, 0-6). The revised 2014 guideline recommends use of the CHA DS -VASc score, which 2 2 increases the point value from 1 to 2 for age of

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JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 1, 2015

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