DOACs found safer than warfarin in the real world


The safety of direct oral anticoagulants is affirmed in a real-world study; a wearable ECG boosts atrial fibrillation detection by a factor of 8; new pediatric guidelines catch more hypertension cases in children; and nontraditional cardiovascular risk factors are not ready for prime time, says a federal task force. Listen to MDedge Cardiocast for all the details on the week’s top news, and subscribe on iTunes.

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