The ACC has created a new tool that will help you have more effective conversations with your patients about treatment options for anticoagulation for non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). Use this easy, interactive guide with your patients when considering use of an anticoagulant.
Blood Thinners for Atrial Fibrillation: A Smart Decision Guide:
- Engages patients in understanding their risk for stroke
- Helps patients make the anticoagulation decision
- Aids patients’ understanding of their personalized CHA2DS2-VASC stroke risk score and how anticoagulants lower that risk
- Makes patients aware of bleeding risk estimated by HASBLED
To get started, visit Cardiosmart.org/SDMAFib.