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AFibAtrial Fibrillation
AFIBAssociation Française des Intermédiaires Bancaires (French: French Association of Intermediate Banking)
AFIBAssociation Française des Ingénieurs Biomédicaux
AFIBAtrial Fibrillation Investigation with Bidisomide (cardiology)
AFIBAssociation Familiale Intercommunale de Beauvais (French: Beauvais Intercommunal Family Association; Beauvais, France)
AFIBAl-Faysal Investment Bank Ltd. (Pakistan)
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The patient population with Afib symptoms may only be symptomatic 10 percent of the time; many patients are diagnosed at the emergency room at the onset of their first stroke.
Even the most rigorous lifestyle--with an optimum diet and exercise plan--cannot always keep AFib at bay, and otherwise healthy middle-aged or elderly patients can develop it for reasons unknown.
The 4WARD Coalition, a multi-disciplinary collaboration of experts with knowledge and insight from various care settings, is launching the 4WARD Conversation Cards, a new tool to facilitate informed discussion and shared decision making between healthcare providers and their AFib patients.
It provides information about atrial fibrillation symptoms, causes, risks, treatments, resources, and the latest afib news and videos.
This research is promising, as the results demonstrated better safety and effectiveness outcomes in AFib patients, not previously treated with drugs, who underwent radiofrequency ablation.
In addition, despite affecting more than two million people in the United States, only 50 percent of Americans recognize AFib as a type of heart rhythm disorder.
1] By not getting enough oxygen to the body, AFib can lead to heart and valve diseases, sleep apnea and chronic fatigue.
Although AFib is associated with heart failure, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and previous coronary heart disease; a large proportion of patients have no identifiable risk factors, making proven prevention strategies for the disease very difficult to establish.
Afib - What You and Your Family Need to Know" is a booklet designed to enhance provider-patient communication around Afib and empower Afib patients and families with the knowledge to reduce stroke risk and live well with atrial fibrillation.
The 10-second message explains that those with afib have a five times greater risk of stroke and encourages those with afib symptoms such as racing, pounding, or skipping heartbeat to consult their doctors.
Atrial fibrillation, or AFib as it is more commonly referred to, is the most prevalent heart rhythm disorder, affecting an estimated 20 million people worldwide.
It provides me with new contact force information during AFib ablations.