Stroke Rounds: Opioids Linked to Afib

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Analysis of data from a large observational study which consisted of 24,632 adults suggest that opioid use is associated with an increased prevalence of atrial fibrillation  – 12.5% among users compared with 7.6% among nonusers – according to researchers from the Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC. Via MedPage Today. Posted April 30, 2015.

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Alanna M. is a graduate of Pace University.

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