The Alliance has a number of outreach activities to help lessen the effects of stroke among older adults.
AFib Optimal Treatment Expert Roundtable–Effectively Assessing Stroke and Bleeding Risk in Anticoagulation Decision-Making (Briefing Book)
Published January 1, 2011
This roundtable explored the risk assessment tools and their limitations, discussed how the tools should be updated to overcome those limitations and to reflect the data from emerging therapies, formed a consensus on what steps should be taken to address any proposed guideline changes and call for mandates, and considered how best to raise awareness amongst health care professionals on this expert consensus and the need for new best practices.
Read the consensus document that was produced as a result.