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Cochrane corner: self-monitoring and self-management of oral anticoagulation.

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Use of oral anticoagulants such as warfarin is increasing. Part of the reason for this is the rising prevalence of atrial fibrillation, an ageing population, and the widening indications for treatment based on evidence of benefit in reducing risk of stroke. A meta-analysis of 29 randomized trials including 28,044 participants with atrial fibrillation found warfarin decreased the absolute risk of stroke by 2.7% per year (number needed to treat [NNT] 37) compared to placebo or no treatment, ...

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10.1136/heartjnl-2015-309123

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Societies, Other & Subsidiary Companies
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Kellogg College
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Kellogg College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Primary Care Health Sciences
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Heart Journal website
Volume:
103
Issue:
12
Pages:
895-896
Publication date:
2017-02-01
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EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-6037
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680513
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English
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2017-05-08

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