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Patch monitor screening for atrial fibrillation may be cost-effective in high-risk patients

Wearing patch monitors for two weeks of atrial fibrillation screening provided economic value in gained quality-adjusted life-years for high-risk older patients, according to a new analysis of a randomized trial.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/11/07/4.htm
7 Nov 2023

First NASH treatment, over-the-counter CGM approved

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/05/first-nash-treatment-over-the-counter-cgm-approved.htm
1 May 2024

Patients with atrial fibrillation likely to underestimate bleeding risks of anticoagulants

Women were significantly less likely than men to underestimate their bleeding risk, and a history of bleeding was associated with a threefold increased likelihood of inaccurate perception of bleeding risk, according to a study of atrial fibrillation patients.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2021/08/24/2.htm
24 Aug 2021

Digoxin still used, but toxicity not appreciated

Add digoxin toxicity to your checklist of diagnostic suspicions, and consider standing orders to check serum levels in certain populations.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/04/digoxin-still-used-but-toxicity-not-appreciated.htm
1 Apr 2024

ACP offers free webinar on atrial fibrillation stroke prevention on March 6

Attendees will learn how to effectively assess at-risk patients, discuss the relationship between atrial fibrillation and stroke, and discuss effective prevention strategies.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2019/02/12/5.htm
12 Feb 2019

First medication for severe frostbite approved

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/04/first-medication-for-severe-frostbite-approved.htm
1 Apr 2024

Afib guideline updates diagnosis, management strategies

An updated guideline from cardiology societies places new emphasis on lifestyle and risk factor modification in patients with atrial fibrillation and risk for recurrence when afib occurs after surgery, among other changes.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/12/12/4.htm
12 Dec 2023

DOACs associated with lower risk of fracture than warfarin in atrial fibrillation

Patients taking apixaban, dabigatran, or rivaroxaban had lower rates of hip and vertebral fractures than those taking warfarin, with no difference seen between the direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs).
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2020/05/19/2.htm
19 May 2020

Q&A: Conquering the ABCs of coding and documentation

Early career physicians may feel overwhelmed by having to document the care they provide, but an expert explains why it's not as confusing as it used to be.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/02/qanda-conquering-the-abcs-of-coding-and-documentation.htm
1 Feb 2024

Alcohol abstinence may reduce secondary atrial fibrillation, randomized trial finds

An editorial noted the potential difficulty of convincing patients who drink regularly to abstain from alcohol long enough to make a difference.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2020/01/07/2.htm
7 Jan 2020

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