Is anticoagulation safe in patients at risk of falls?

Oral anticoagulants have been demonstrated to reduce the incidence of, and mortality secondary to, embolic strokes associated with atrial fibrillation. ┬áDespite this, oral anticoagulants are underprescribed with some estimates suggesting as few as 40% of eligible patients receive therapy. ┬áThe risk of falls is the most commonly cited reason for not providing oral anticoagulation, although […]

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