Information Booklets

Atrial Fibrillation Association produces a range of Patient Information booklets, AFib Checklists and pamphlets for Medical Professionals. All materials published have been approved by the AFA Medical Advisory Committee (AFA MAC) and endorsed by The American College of Cardiology (ACC).

Individual booklets, checklists and pamphlets are available free of charge, please refer to the Publications List for bulk orders.

US literature is currently being worked on: in the meantime the UK publications are available for you to download. For more information, please email info@afa-us.org

Atrial Fibrillation Checklist

A checklist intended to help a patient collate his/her full information, medial history and questions the patient may have, when attending an appointment with a cardiologist or electrophysiologist.

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Atrial Fibrillation Patient Information 

A booklet explaining what Atrial Fibrillation is, some of the possible causes and triggers for AF attacks and guidance on how to manage AF.

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Atrial Fibrillation, Drug Information

An information booklet which categorises the range of drugs used to treat Atrial Fibrillation and explains how each type of drug works to try to combat AF or its’ symptoms.

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Atrial Flutter, Patient Information

 

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Blood Thinning In Atrial Fibrillation

Many patients diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation need to have their blood thinned to reduce the risk of stroke. This information booklets explains the range of blood thinning medication available, how each type works, associated risks and how to assess your own personal risk score.

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Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

This booklet is intended for use by people who have had or are about to have a catheter ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The information within this booklet comes from research and previous patients’ experiences.

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Living with AF: Relationships

 

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Patient and Primary Care Checklist

This document is designed to help newly diagnosed patients or those suspected of having Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter, understand the condition and feel at ease with the tests and treatments you may be offered.

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Cardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation

A detailed information booklet explaining what cardioversion is, which patients may be suitable for this treatment and what the treatment involves.

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The Heart, The Pulse and The Electrocardiograph

An information booklet which helps to make sense of these three key points!

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FAQ Warfarin Pocket Card

An information card which explains more about the drug, Warfarin. Why people take it, the benefits and the potential side effects.

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