Atrial Fibrillation and Arterial Thromboembolism Risk

Select Criteria:
History of hypertension (1 point)
History of recent congestive heart failure (1 point)
History of prior thromboembolism (1 point)
Results: Total Criteria Point Count:
Thromboembolic Risk
0 points:2.5% risk per year
1 point:7.2% risk per year
2-3 points:17.6% risk per year
  1. The Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation Investigators. Predictors of thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation: I. Clinical features of patients at risk. Ann Intern Med. 1992 Jan 1;116(1).
  2. Vaziri S, Bikkina M, Levy D. Comment on article above. Ann Intern Med. 1992 Jul 1;117(1):89-90.
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