Improved risk stratification of patients with atrial fibrillation: an integrated GARFIELD-AF tool for the prediction of mortality, stroke and bleed in patients with and without anticoagulation

Fox K. A. A. , Lucas J. E. , Pieper K. S. , Bassand J., Camm A. J. , Fitzmaurice D. A. , ...More

BMJ OPEN, vol.7, no.12, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017157
  • Journal Name: BMJ OPEN
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus


Objectives To provide an accurate, web-based tool for stratifying patients with atrial fibrillation to facilitate decisions on the potential benefits/risks of anticoagulation, based on mortality, stroke and bleeding risks.