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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

QD: News Every Day--Moderate drinking and binging associated with more atrial fibrillation

QD: News Every Day--Moderate drinking and binging associated with more atrial fibrillation. ... Results appeared online Oct. 1 at CMAJ. There were 2,093 patients with atrial fibrillation.
February 2020

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
February 2020

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

QD: News Every Day--Moderate alcohol use associated with afib risk

There were more than 7,200 cases of atrial fibrillation among nearly 860,000 person-years of follow-up. ... The meta-analysis, which didn’t differentiate between types of alcohol, showed the risk for atrial fibrillation increased 8% with each
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Too much vitamin D can trigger afib

Patients with low, low-normal, normal and high-normal levels of vitamin D had no increased risk of atrial fibrillation. ... However, atrial fibrillation risk was 2.5 times greater in patients with excess levels of vitamin D compared to those with normal
February 2020

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

Wrestling with wearables that screen for afib

Jackson, citing a study that used a smartphone camera to identify atrial fibrillation. ... No advice on wearables exists in current U.S. guidelines on atrial fibrillation, according to Sana M.
February 2020

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

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