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ABC Death Risk Score for 1-Year Mortality in Atrial Fibrillation Patient

Purpose:

To estimate 1-year mortality rate for a patient with atrial fibrillation using the ABC score of Hijazi et al.

Specialty:

Cardiology

Objective:

laboratory tests, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I48

Description:

Hijazi et al reported a nomogram for predicting 1-year mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation using the ABC (age, biomarker, clinical history) death risk score. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Uppsala University, Duke University, Population Health Research Institute, Thomas Jefferson Medical College and Boston University.

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