Curbside Consults Podcast
Published June 13, 2019
Atrial fibrillation is the most commonly encountered, clinically significant arrhythmia. Dr Eli Gelfand discusses the key issues of atrial fibrillation management and takes a deep dive into the complexities and evidence that informs the pillars of atrial fibrillation management: anticoagulation, rate and rhythm control.
Risk Factors 3:00
Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Risk 6:18
Pillar One - Anticoagulation and CHADSVASC: 9:30
Direct Oral Anticoagulation: 18:30
Summary of Anticoagulation: 24:35
Pillar Two – Rate Control: 25:00
Pillar Three- Rhythm Control: 33:10
Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: 41:00
Conclusion and Takeaways: 42:56
The Curbside Consults series complements the foundational information in NEJM R360 Rotation Prep by taking a deep dive into key clinical topics with expert clinicians and educators. These podcasts explore and critique the evidence behind clinical practice and break down statistical concepts for the busy clinical trainee.