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August 2013 Br J Cardiol 2013;20:92-93 Online First

News from EHRA: AF patient website launched

News from the world of cardiology

Abstract

A website for AF patients AFib Matters (www.afibmatters.org) was introduced by the EHRA at the meeting. The site outlines what AF is, symptoms, complications, types of drugs, and the need for stroke prevention. A section is devoted to frequently asked questions. Professor Gregory YH Lip, who was Chairman of the Task Force responsible for the development of the website, said: “Patients with AF often have questions or misconceptions about their condition, such as whether they can travel, should they avoid certain foods, what can interact with their medication, and what is the risk of treatments. All of these questions are answered on the webs

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