I am delighted to support the ‘Detect and Protect’ campaign for AFAware Week (24th – 30th November). Atrial Fibrillation is a condition that affects a lot of people and more needs to be done to promote awareness about detecting and treating AF patients.
Not only is it important that AF is identified through the use of a simple pulse check, but it is crucial that following this diagnosis patients receive the most appropriate treatment for them. It is estimated that by doing so, 7,100 strokes can be prevented each year.
More information on this great campaign here: http://www.atrialfibrillation.org.uk/campaigns/afawareweek.html