Friday, 01 April 2022 13:25

Anticoagulation news items. Weeks commencing 28th March 2022

Disparities in oral anticoagulation initiation in patients with schizophrenia and atrial fibrillation: a nationwide cohort study

British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Danish registry study (n= 673 matched 1:5 to incident AF patients without schizophrenia) found that initiation of oral anticoagulation within first year after diagnosis was substantially lower among patients with AF & schizophrenia compared with matched AF peers (33.7% vs. 54.4%).

 

 

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