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  1. Atrial fibrillation (QS93)

    This quality standard covers identifying and managing atrial fibrillation (including paroxysmal, persistent and permanent atrial fibrillation, and atrial flutter) in adults (aged 18 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  2. Venous thromboembolism in adults (QS201)

    This quality standard covers reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in people aged 16 and over who are in hospital. It also covers diagnosing and treating VTE in all people aged 18 and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  3. The percentage of patients with atrial fibrillation, currently treated with an anticoagulant, who have had a review in the preceding 12 months which included: assessment of stroke/VTE risk; assessment of bleeding risk; assessment of renal function, creatinine clearance, FBC and LFTs as appropriate for their anticoagulation therapy; any adverse effects related to anticoagulation; assessment of compliance; choice of anticoagulant

    FBC and LFTs as appropriate for their anticoagulation therapy; any adverse effects related to anticoagulation; assessment...