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Episode 117: The mind boggles and the heart goes all a flutter

In episode 117, Mike and James delve into the first of a few podcasts on options for atrial fibrillation. In this first podcast they look at ways to assess risks and talk at length about a web-based tool that makes the process as easy as possible. The process is so easy that the hearts of both Mike and James start to flutter yet only one of them decides to take warfarin. You decide whom that is.

Show notes

1) Risk calculators for atrial fibrillation

The best/easiest way to present information about the risks associated with atrial fibrillation and the benefits and harms of therapy – from peterloewen.com

SPARC – Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Risk Calculator

Other Afib calculators

md+calc

QxMD

2) Some useful Afib numbers

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