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Automated software system to promote anticoagulation and reduce stroke risk: Cluster-randomized controlled trial

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Oral anticoagulants (OAC) substantially reduce risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation, but uptake is suboptimal. Electronic health records enable automated identification of people at risk but not receiving treatment. We investigated the effectiveness of a software tool (AURAS-AF [Automated Risk Assessment for Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation]) designed to identify such individuals during routine care through a cluster-randomized trial.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.015468

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Stroke Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
3
Pages:
787-790
Publication date:
2017-01-24
Acceptance date:
2016-11-08
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
Source identifiers:
673400
Language:
English
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uuid:45f521f8-5745-4703-b0e8-ca0af4d1dfef
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pubs:673400
Deposit date:
2017-03-02

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