Anticoagulants: decision tools to assist in good anticoagulant practice

  • A guide to starting oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Includes:
    • CHADS2 stroke risk assessment in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
    • CHA2DS2-VASc: a tool to further risk stratify people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation who are at low risk of stroke
    • HAS-BLED: a tool to identify risk factors for bleeding in people with atrial fibrillation
    • Decision flow chart