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March 2010 Br J Cardiol 2010;17:89–92

Audit of management of atrial fibrillation at a district general hospital

Joanna C E-S Lim, Ajay Suri, Sangeetha Sornalingham, Tuan Peng Chua

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We audited management of AF at the Royal Surrey County Hospital against standards derived from the NICE guidelines. Fifty-nine of the 663 patients (8.9%) presenting to the acute medical take during the month of May 2008 had a documented diagnosis of AF, 10% of whom presented with a new diagnosis of AF and 90% of whom had a pre-existing diagnosis. The case notes of these 59 patients were reviewed. All patients with a new diagnosis of AF were managed consistently with the NICE guidelines. Compliance for patients with pre-existing AF was much lower. Eighteen out of 31 patients (58%) with pre-existing AF were found to be on digoxin monotherapy on

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May 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:145–8

The management of patients with mechanical heart valves and intracerebral haemorrhage

Daniel B McKenzie, Kelvin Wong, Timothy Edwards

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July 2005 Br J Cardiol 2005;12:255-6

What’s in a name? From anticoagulation clinics to thrombosis management centres

David A Fitzmaurice

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November 2004 Br J Cardiol 2004;11:474-7

Adherence to anticoagulation guidelines for atrial fibrillation: a district general hospital survey

Paresh A Mehta, Richard Grocott-Mason, Simon W Dubrey

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May 2004 Br J Cardiol 2004;11:229-34

Ximelagatran: the future in anticoagulation practice?

Ali Hamaad, Muzahir H Tayebjee, Gregory YH Lip

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September 2003 Br J Cardiol (Acute Interv Cardiol) 2003;10:AIC 82–AIC 88

Atrial fibrillation after coronary bypass surgery – pathophysiology, resource utilisation and management strategies

Joseph Alex, Gurpreet S Bhamra, Alex RJ Cale, Steven C Griffin, Michael E Cowen, Levent Guvendik

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September 2003 Br J Cardiol 2003;10:373-8

Atrial fibrillation in the elderly

Colin Berry, Alan Rae, Jaqueline Taylor, Adrian J Brady

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September 2003 Br J Cardiol 2003;10:370-2

How to evaluate the performance of oral anticoagulation clinics

David A Fitzmaurice, Patrick Kesteven

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April 2002 Br J Cardiol 2002;9:215-20

Future perspectives in stroke management

Philip MW Bath

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