The summary below is from the full reports titled Management of Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians and Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Review of the Evidence for the Role of Pharmacologic Therapy, Electrical Cardioversion, and Echocardiography. They are in the 16 December 2003 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 139, pages 1009-1017 and pages 1018-1033). The first report was written by V. Snow, K.B. Weiss, M. LeFevre, R. McNamara, E. Bass, L.A. Green, K. Michl, D.K. Owens, J. Susman, D.I. Allen, and C. Mottur-Pilson, the Joint AAFP/ACP Panel on Atrial Fibrillation; the second report was written by R.L. McNamara, L.J. Tamariz, J.B. Segal, and E.B. Bass.
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Management of Newly Detected Atrial Fibrillation: Recommendations from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Ann Intern Med. ;139:I–32. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-139-12-200312160-00004
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