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Key questions on atrial fibrillation

Module summary

Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment

Learning objectives

This module bring you the latest in managing atrial fibrillation, including:

  • Which patients should have which investigations
  • How to use the HAS-BLED score when deciding whether to start anticoagulation
  • Rate control vs rhythm control
  • Managing patients who remain persistently symptomatic

Author
Dr John Dean is a consultant cardiologist at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.
Date module published
19/05/2017
Module due for review
19/05/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
helpful
Louise Simmons
20.09.2017.
useful
Jane Tomlinson
20.09.2017.
good, though brief
andrew Pettinger
17.09.2017.
good
Richa Gupta Agarwal
17.09.2017.
Nice succinct module
Jacqueline Belbeck
10.09.2017.