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Rule of van Walraven et al for Using Aspirin as Stroke Prophylaxis in Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation

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van Walraven et al developed a simple prediction rule for determining when a patient with non-valvular atrial fibrillation can receive aspirin for stroke prophylaxis, irrespective of the patient's age. These patients do not require therapy with oral anticoagulants. The authors are from multiple university hospitals in North America and Europe.

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