Summary of NICE guidance for Atrial fibrillation

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at October 2020). Please go to NICE for any updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin from North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 66, Aug 2014 includes one topic: Atrial fibrillation (NICE CG180). Sections covered include: assessment and diagnosis, stroke prevention with anticoagulants, monitoring, rate control and rhythm control.