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70 year-old women with asymptomatic atrial fibrillation

Case details

A 70 year-old women is seen by her PCP for palpitations and found to have asymptomatic atrial fibrillation. Her only risk factor for cardiovascular disease is hypertension. Her HTN is well-controlled on two antihypertensive medications. An echocardiogram shows normal left ventricular function and no signs of valvular heart disease.

1. Should she be anticoagulated?
2. What would you prescribe?

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How would you manage this patient?


  • 1. Should she be anticoagulated?
  • 2. What would you prescribe?


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