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Should we screen for atrial fibrillation?

Should we screen for atrial fibrillation?
Should we screen for atrial fibrillation?
Current evidence is sufficient to justify a national screening programme, argues Mark Lown, but Patrick Moran thinks there are too many unanswered questions and evidence from randomised trials is needed to avoid overdiagnosis.
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Lown, Mark
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Moran, Patrick
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Lown, Mark
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Moran, Patrick
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Lown, Mark and Moran, Patrick (2019) Should we screen for atrial fibrillation? British Medical Journal, 364 (143), 1-3. (doi:10.1136/bmj.l43).

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Abstract

Current evidence is sufficient to justify a national screening programme, argues Mark Lown, but Patrick Moran thinks there are too many unanswered questions and evidence from randomised trials is needed to avoid overdiagnosis.

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Accepted/In Press date: 11 January 2019
e-pub ahead of print date: 13 February 2019

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Local EPrints ID: 428519
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/428519
ISSN: 0959-8138
PURE UUID: 84185061-85d3-41fd-905a-947ce3c34678

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Date deposited: 01 Mar 2019 17:30
Last modified: 14 Aug 2019 16:34

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