Race- and sex-related differences in care for patients newly diagnosed with atrial fibrillation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
  • Anticoagulants
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Healthcare Disparities

abstract

  • Race and sex appear to have a significant effect on the health care provided to this cohort of Medicare beneficiaries diagnosed with AF. Possible explanations include racial differences in access, patient preferences, treatment bias, and unmeasured clinical characteristics.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4787261

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.hrthm.2015.03.031

PubMed ID

  • 25814418

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1406

end page

  • 12

volume

  • 12

number

  • 7