additional categories

Sign up for E-Alerts and get e-mails on new volumes, events, and other Silver Book news.






additional categories All the stats on Silver Book Infectious Diseases, all in one place.


Silver Book Infectious Diseases (PDF ) 1.07 MB


In one year, 58,283 of the 1.265 million Medicare beneficiaries with atrial fibrillation that did not receive
prophylaxis suffered a stroke. For those who did receive anti-coagulants, 38,468 suffered strokes.

Caro, JJ. 2004. 'An Economic Model of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation: The cost of suboptimal oral anticoagulation'.