App Review: Free Atrial Fibrillation App for Cardiology Rotation

By: Ravish Amin

Treating atrial fibrillation is a hot topic with physicians because it affects about 2.2 million Americans – about three to five percent of people over 65 according to the American Heart Association. Electrical cardioversion, atrial pacemakers, drugs, radiofrequency, and surgery are options for treating this complex disorder.

A free app by QxMD Software known as The AF Guide integrates the complex recommendations for the treatment of afib into this app with common strategies for management of acute atrial fibrillation in the ER, ICU, or hospital ward, chronic atrial fibrillation rate and rhythm control, evidence-based strategies to decide anticoagulation agents, and strategies for antiplatelet therapy. Also included is balancing stroke risk.

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