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MKSAP Quiz: new-onset atrial fibrillation

A 30-year-old woman is evaluated for management of new-onset atrial fibrillation. ... An electrocardiogram demonstrates right bundle branch block and atrial fibrillation. The heart rate is 90/min.
September 2010

Atrial fibrillation: 3 notable studies, 3 important questions

Atrial fibrillation: 3 notable studies, 3 important questions. In treating atrial fibrillation (AF), this year has witnessed some real excitement. ... Less intrinsic atrial disease (like dilation of heart chambers) means less risk of procedural
September 2019

ACP launches new services for quality improvement | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

The ACP Advance chronic care QI programs and resources span various clinical conditions and focus areas including adult immunization, atrial fibrillation, chronic pain and safe opioid prescribing, and diabetes.
April 2019

Top 10 afib pearls manage cardiology's ‘bread and butter’

Treat patients with atrial fibrillation as individuals instead of adopting a one-size-fits-all approach. ... Those who have heart failure and atrial fibrillation together can be affected by what Dr.
June 2015

Approvals for an oral anticoagulant, generic esomeprazole

This update covers the approval of an oral medication to reduce the risk of stroke and embolism in atrial fibrillation and the first generic version of esomeprazole. ... Photo by Thinkstock. Edoxaban (Savaysa) tablets to reduce the risk of stroke and
April 2015

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up on ED visit

The episodes could be caused by supraventricular tachycardia (orthodromic or antidromic reciprocating tachycardia) or preexcited atrial fibrillation. ... AV nodal blockers are contraindicated in patients with preexcited atrial fibrillation, such as this
June 2017

MKSAP Quiz: Cardioversion to restore normal sinus rhythm?

The atrial fibrillation was diagnosed 4 years ago when he had a transient ischemic attack. ... The procedure should be reserved for patients with refractory atrial fibrillation and disabling symptoms.
April 2009

ICD-10 doesn't have to be intimidating

For atrial fibrillation, ICD-9 uses the code 427.31, while ICD-10 uses the following more specific codes: I48.0, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation; I48.1, persistent atrial fibrillation; I48.2, ... chronic atrial fibrillation; and I48.91, unspecified atrial
November 2013

Decisional conflict: Balancing risks, benefits for each patient

Another patient may have a relative with atrial fibrillation who had a stroke. ... Connolly SJ, Ezekowitz MD, Yusuf F, et al. Dabigatran versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.
April 2012

MKSAP Quiz: Management of new-onset afib

A 30-year-old woman is evaluated for management of new-onset atrial fibrillation. ... Which of the following is the most likely cause of this patient's atrial fibrillation?
February 2012

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