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Atrial fibrillation

Identify and document the four clinical types of atrial fibrillation. ... Atrial fibrillation (afib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, and its coding and documentation implications are numerous.
November 2019

Hospitalizations for atrial fibrillation on the rise

The cost and rate of hospitalizations for atrial fibrillation (AF) increased significantly between 2000 and 2010, but the mortality associated with the hospitalizations decreased over the decade, a new study found.
June 2014

MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation

A 56-year-old man is evaluated in the hospital for paroxysmal episodes of atrial fibrillation. ... She has hypotension and pulmonary edema in the setting of rapid atrial fibrillation.
June 2015

Atrial fibrillation common, increasing among patients hospitalized for COPD

Out of the 1,345,270 patients included, 18.2% (n=244,488) had atrial fibrillation. ... The presence of atrial fibrillation was also associated with higher costs and longer length of stay.
January 2019

Test Yourself: MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation

A 56-year-old man is evaluated in the hospital for paroxysmal episodes of atrial fibrillation. ... She has hypotension and pulmonary edema in the setting of rapid atrial fibrillation.
August 2012

MKSAP quiz on atrial fibrillation

She has nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and is receiving long-term warfarin, without a history of bleeding complications. ... The remainder of the examination is normal. An electrocardiogram demonstrates atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response
August 2019

Stewardship, stroke mimics

arterial thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation, a study found. ... Researchers assessed the safety of a standardized perioperative DOAC management strategy in 3,007 adults (mean age, 72.5 years; 66.1% men) with atrial fibrillation in the
March 2020

Duty hours, infective endocarditis

In-hospital mortality was higher among patients with atrial fibrillation (3.5% vs. ... The updated recommendations include:. For patients with atrial fibrillation and an elevated CHA.
August 2019

Finding atrial fibrillation in the hospital

Despite being one of the most common inpatient diagnoses and a major risk factor for stroke, atrial fibrillation (AF) often remains undiagnosed until a patient is hospitalized for another condition. ... Another potential alternative is the lariat
August 2019

Atrial fibrillation may be a risk factor for heart attack

Atrial fibrillation appears to be a risk factor for myocardial infarction, a new study found. ... While it's known that myocardial infarction (MI) is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF), researchers sought to determine if the reverse was true.
November 2013

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