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Frankly Speaking CME 205

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New-onset Atrial Fibrillation: Revisiting Rate vs. Rhythm Control - Frankly Speaking EP 205Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

In patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation, the decision to aim for rate control versus rhythm control is controversial. Older data suggested rhythm control did not result in better outcomes, but advances in medications and techniques have led to a new trial to evaluate this question.

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Release Date: 1/4/2021

Expiration Date: 1/4/2022

Learning Objectives

  • Review the benefits of rate control vs. rhythm control for atrial fibrillation
  • Describe how to engage patients in shared decision-making 
     

 

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Frank J. Domino, MD

Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Executive Editor, DynaMed 

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New-onset Atrial Fibrillation: Revisiting Rate vs. Rhythm Control - Frankly Speaking EP 205

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