AHA: New Bleeding Risk Score Developed for Atrial Fib

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AHA: New Bleeding Risk Score Developed for Atrial Fib
AHA: New Bleeding Risk Score Developed for Atrial Fib
The ORBIT-AF bleeding risk score is a simple, user-friendly new tool for assessing the risk of major bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation on oral anticoagulation, Emily C. O'Brien, Ph.D., announced at the American Heart Association scientific sessions. This novel score offers significant advantages over existing bleeding risk scores, including HAS-BLED and ATRIA. Those scores were developed on the basis of small numbers of bleeding events, they show inconsistent performance, and their calculation requires data that's often not readily accessible in busy daily practice...
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