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Anticoagulation therapy for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation.

Links

Anticoagulation Europe (UK)
Arrhythmia Alliance
Atrial Fibrillation Association
British Cardiovascular Society 
British Heart Foundation
Different Strokes
European Society of Cardiology
Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke Association
Patient.co.uk
StopAfib.org
Stroke Association

Guidance on Risk Assessment and Stroke Prevention for Atrial Fibrillation (GRASP-AF)
Stroke Training and Awareness Resources
UK Forum for Stroke Training

NICE
NICE (CG180) Atrial fibrillation: the management of atrial fibrillation
NICE (CG180) Atrial fibrillation: the management of atrial fibrillation – tools and resources
NICE (CG180) Atrial fibrillation: patient decision aid
NICE (TA355) Edoxaban for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
NICE (TA249) Dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation
NICE (TA256) Rivaroxaban for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in people with atrial fibrillation
NICE (TA275) Apixaban for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in people with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
NICE (CG162) Stroke rehabilitation: Long-term rehabilitation after stroke

NIC consensus statement on the use of NOACs

SIGN 129. Antithrombotics: indications and management
ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines. Atrial Fibrillation (Management of) 2010 and Focused Update (2012)

Electronic Medicines Compendium
Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
NHS Evidence

Keele University, School of Pharmacy
Keele University, Centre for Medicines Optimisation
Midlands Therapeutics Review & Advisory Committee
Keele University, Prescribing Decision Support

Last updated on 25th July 2016, Version 1.1.0.

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