Who:Dr. Husam Abdel-Qadir, Cardiologist, Women’s College Hospital and University Health Network; Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto; Adjunct Scientist, ICES
Topic: Atrial fibrillation in otherwise healthy 65-74 year olds: Does the world need more Canada?
Present key data underlying recommendations for anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Appreciate the equipoise about anticoagulating AF patients w/ one risk factor for stroke.
Utilize data from an Ontario cohort study to appraise our “CHADS-65” framework relative to other guidelines.