Atrial fibrillation linked to an increased risk of dementia. Why are some patients not receiving anti-coagulation?

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  • 1 month ago
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    They should be receiving anti coagulants because of the risk of stroke, not dementia. I can't imagine why any a-fib patient wouldn't be prescribed blood thinners unless they have some kind of advanced directive that prevents them from being prescribed any.

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