updated their guidelines for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation

The American College of Chest Physicians just updated their guidelines for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Warfarin is strongly recommended for all high risk patients. These are patients over 75...or those with hypertension...poor left ventricular function...or a prior stroke, TIA, or systemic embolism.

Warfarin substantially reduces the risk of ischemic stroke in high risk patients...and is much more effective than aspirin.

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