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Need to know guide: Dosing for direct-acting oral anticoagulants in non-valvular atrial fibrillation

Yassir Javaid, Pam Brown
GPwSI in Cardiology, Northampton, GP, Swansea
A printable guide to the considerations of prescribing a DOAC drug in atrial fibrillation.

Need to know is a series of rapid-reference memory aids from Diabetes & Primary Care. This guide summarises what to consider when prescribing a DOAC drug to an individual, and includes how to calculate creatinine clearance.

Readers are directed to the PDF version.

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