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Dronedarone (Multaq), clinical guidelines and patient safety

(What follows is a brief introduction for a post I wrote over at Medscape/Cardiology. The link is at the bottom of the page.)  It is appropriate to worry about medical errors and patient safety. Here the low-hanging fruit is plentiful: antibiotic stewardship, automated notification of drug interactions and attention to hand washing all join a […]

AF ablation Atrial fibrillation

New post up on Trials and Fibrillations over at The changing role of AF medicines.

I cheated–a little. I promised to post on some of the ways I use rhythm-control medicines for AF. I did indeed post about this topic–just not here. As I wrote and edited and stewed about rhythm medicine for AF, it occurred to me that this would be a great topic to write about on Trials […]