atrial fibrillation, epidemiology
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Eur Heart J. 2006 Apr;27(8):949-53. Epub 2006 Mar 9 Cohorts
IN atrial fibrillation, epidemiology The Use of
incidence and prevalence of this arrhythmia
As -
Is useful Than
no comparison here
To plan health interventions concerning this disease: high lifetime risk to develop AF.
Eur Heart J. 2005 Nov;26(22):2422-34. Epub 2005 Oct 4 Descriptive, Cross-Sectional Study
IN atrial fibrillation, epidemiology The Use of
knowing actual current AF management
As Treatment, Chronic
Is useful Than
no comparison here
To consider interventions to improve adherence to guidelines, extract hypothesis to test in future randomized controlled trials
Value Health. 2006 Sep-Oct;9(5):348-56 Descriptive
IN atrial fibrillation, epidemiology, cost The Use of
costs attributable to treating atrial fibrillation
As -
Is - Than
no comparison here
To represents a significant health-care burden
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2003 Feb 21;52(7):128, 130-1 Descriptive
IN StudyID: MMWR 2003, atrial fibrillation, epidemiology The Use of
mortality, AF as contributing cause of
As Prognostic Item
Is useful Than
-
To The frequency with which AF is reported on death certificates as a contributing cause of death has increased since 1980, primarily in persons aged > 75 years
Circulation. 2003 Aug 12;108(6):711-6 Descriptive
IN StudyID: Wattigney 2003, atrial fibrillation, epidemiology The Use of
atrial fibrillation, as contributing cause of hospitalization
As Prognostic Item
Is useful Than
no comparison here
To Hospitalizations for atrial fibrillation have increased dramatically (2- to 3-fold) in recent years