Although anticoagulants cannot cause bleeding, they can slow the clot formation needed to resolve it. In this lesson, we’ll cover the HAS-BLED scoring system and share how this score should be used (often in conjunction with the CHA2DS2-VASc score) when prescribing anticoagulants.
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.