Atrial Fibrillation: Patient-Centered Care and Anticoagulation

Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
School of Medicine
University of Washington

 Learning Objectives

 

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Estimate the risks and benefits of anticoagulation in older adults with atrial fibrillation.
  • List the risks and benefits of various agents for anticoagulation.
  • Describe the impact of comorbidities in the management of older adults with atrial fibrillation.

[From the Winter 2018 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]