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Atrial fibrillation

Figure 1. CHA2DS2-VASc Score

Score

Points

Definition

C

1

Congestive heart failure

H

1

History of hypertension

A

2

Age greater than 75

D

1

Diabetes

S

2

History of prior stroke, TIA or systemic thromboembolism

V

1

Vascular disease such as prior myocardial infarction or peripheral arterial disease

A

1

Age 65 to 74

S

1

Female, score 1

 

References

NHFA CSANZ Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Working Group, Brieger, D., Amerena, J., Attia, J., Bajorek, B., Chan, K. H., Connell, C., Freedman, B., Ferguson, C., Hall, T., Haqqani, H., Hendriks, J., Hespe, C., Hung, J., Kalman, J. M., Sanders, P., Worthington, J., Yan, T. D., & Zwar, N. (2018). National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand: Australian Clinical Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation 2018. Heart, lung & circulation27(10), 1209–1266. https://doi-org.wwwproxy1.library.unsw.edu.au/10.1016/j.hlc.2018.06.1043

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