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Estimates stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation.
The formula is additive, with the points next to the "Yes" of each corresponding question.
A newer risk score to determine stroke risk in atrial fibrillation patients called CHA2DS2-VASc may provide a more accurate risk assessment.
Antithrombotic therapy in atrial fibrillation: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (8th Edition).
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