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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Atrial fibrillation.
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  • American College of Physicians [r]: American organization of doctors of internal medicine (internists), and physicians. [e]
  • Arrhythmia [r]: Any variation from the normal rhythm or rate of the heart beat. [e]
  • Aspirin [r]: Common analgesic used for treating mild to moderate pain; protective against blood clots and heart disease when administered indefinitely in low doses [e]
  • Bisphosphonate [r]: A class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone mass, used to treat osteoporosis and similar diseases. [e]
  • CHADS2 [r]: A scoring system for patients with atrial fibrillation which attempts to determine their risk of stroke. [e]
  • Defibrillator [r]: Medical device which applies brief high-voltage electric shock to the heart, to restore a proper rhythm. [e]
  • Geriatrics [r]: "the branch of medicine concerned with the physiological and pathological aspects of the aged, including the clinical problems of senescence and senility."(National Library of Medicine) [e]
  • Stroke [r]: A sudden loss of brain function due to interrupted blood supply. [e]