The four pillars of atrial fibrillation (AF) management

Rate control, rhythm control, and anticoagulation have traditionally been the three pillars of AF management. Learn about the addition of a fourth pillar and what this means for your atrial fibrillation patients.

Franz Wiesbauer, MD MPH
Franz Wiesbauer, MD MPH
8th Nov 2022 • 1m read
Addressing reversible conditions

Reversible or modifiable conditions impacting atrial fibrillation can be treated with medications or lifestyle changes. In this lesson, we’ll review the impact of comorbid conditions on atrial fibrillation and emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to reversible conditions.

Start the first chapter of our Atrial Fibrillation Management Essentials course for free

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common rhythm problem worldwide. When you see AF patients are you uncertain whether to use rhythm control or rate control, and what type of anticoagulant to prescribe? Do you wonder if your patient is a good candidate for ablation? In this course, we are going to clarify the atrial fibrillation guidelines and evidence so that you can treat AF with confidence.