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Key questions on atrial fibrillation (1.5 CPD hours)

Cardiologists Dr Syed Ahsan and Dr Bunny Saberwal answer questions from GP Dr Julian Spinks on finding undiagnosed patients, anticoagulation and the HAS-BLED score. 



This module will update your knowledge on atrial fibrillation, including:

  • Which patients should have a 24-hour ECGs or trans-oesophageal echocardiogram in addition to a standard ECG
  • When to continue with antiplatelet treatments 
  • How to integrate the HAS-BLED score into a shared decision with the patient whether to start anticoagulation
  • Where you should recommend rhythm control

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