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

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