Anticoagulation use is complicated by geriatric syndromes in older patients. Geriatric syndromes are associated with a higher risk for ischemic stroke. However, anticoagulation therapy increases the risk for anticoagulant-associated hemorrhage and can trigger nuisance bleeding.
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Cite this: Sandeep K. Goyal. Fast Five Quiz: Anticoagulation in Older Patients With Atrial Fibrillation - Medscape - Mar 09, 2022.