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Thousands of strokes and deaths preventable from 'silent killer'

Thousands of strokes and deaths due to atrial fibrillation could be prevented each year by ensuring patients receive effective anticoagulant drugs, according to updated guidance from NICE.

News Published June 2014 Last updated June 2014

Helping people with AF make informed choices about their treatment

NICE has endorsed a new decision support tool that aims to help healthcare professionals and people with atrial fibrillation (AF) make informed decisions about the most appropriate treatments.

News Published November 2015 Last updated November 2015

Offer anticoagulants instead of aspirin for stroke prevention

Adults with atrial fibrillation (AF) should be prescribed newer medications instead of aspirin for the prevention of stroke, says NICE.

News Published July 2015 Last updated July 2015

Offer cardiac rehabilitation 'as soon as possible' to heart attack patients

Cardiac rehabilitation should be offered as soon as possible to people who have had an myocardial infarction (MI) to help them get back to everyday life as quickly as possible, says NICE.

News Published November 2013 Last updated November 2013

Novel oral anticoagulants an option for patients with atrial fibrillation

Offering patients anticoagulants could help prevent thousands of strokes and premature deaths from atrial fibrillation (AF), according to NICE.

News Published June 2014 Last updated June 2014

NICE recommends blood pressure device that can help prevent stroke

A new device that allows GPs and practice nurses to detect pulse irregularities and pick up cases of atrial fibrillation whilst measuring blood pressure has been recommended by NICE.

News Published January 2013 Last updated January 2013