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Novel Oral Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation

NOAC for AF Practical Guide

Stroke Prevention
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
Arrhythmias and Device Therapy

Welcome to the page that accompanies the EHRA Practical Guide on the use of novel oral anticoagulant drugs (NOACs) in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF). This page contains resources that may be of help in your daily practice, like the proposed universal NOAC patient card, links to the AF guideline text and the practical guide itself, and links to a slide set and a key messages booklet of the practical guide. If you have comments or suggestions, please submit them via the feedback form below. We hope that you appreciate the practical guide and web page and look forward to your feedback!

On behalf of EHRA and the Writing Committee,
Jan Steffel & Hein Heidbuchel

2018 Practical Guide Documents & Products

The 2018 European Heart Rhythm Association Practical Guide on the Use of Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation:


Patient cards

Patient cards are downloadable and ready for print.

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EHRA Key Message App

Access the NOAC for AF Practical Guide on the EHRA Key Message App

ESC Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation

Access the ESC Guidelines on Atrial Fibrilation