Question in PICOT format Will receiving a structured educational plan be effective in preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation within 1 year of intervention compared to not receiving the educational plan?

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P Population In patients diagnosed with atrial fibrillation
I Intervention or

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Do they benefit from education beginning at diagnosis and continue post discharge
C Comparison Compared to giving education only at discharge
O Outcome In preventing stroke
T Time frame Over a one year period

 

 

 

 

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1 Atrial Fibrillation CINAHL Plus Management

 

Publication date 2013-2017

Peer reviewed

Anywhere 57287
2 Atrial Fibrillation CINAHL Plus Education Publication date 2013-2017

Peer reviewed

Anywhere 942
3 Stroke Prevention CINAHL Plus In atrial fibrillation Publication date 2013-2017 Anywhere 2186
4 Stroke prevention CINAHL Plus Patient education Publication date 2013-2017 Anywhere 1934
5 Stroke prevalence CINAHL Plus In atrial fibrillation Publication date 3013-2017 Title 684

Preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation