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MY PLEDGE TO SUPPORT CHANGE IN AF AND AF-RELATED STROKE

 
MY PLEDGE TO SUPPORT CHANGE IN AF AND AF-RELATED STROKE
 
 

One of the key pillars of AF Turnaround is for people affected by AF to take a pledge to support change in preventing AF-related stroke.

Click on a statement below to learn more:

As someone with AF or a loved one/carer of someone who has AF, I pledge to:

Not be afraid of asking questions that may help my understanding of AF and AF-related stroke
 

The best patient care happens when there has been truly shared decision making. Patients need to have the educational tools available to ensure that they can ask questions and make informed decisions about their anticoagulation therapy. This will help to support compliance with their chosen therapy option

Patients, carers and family members should ask doctors to explain the condition and the associated risks in language that they understand

Learn more about manual pulse checks in order to help more individuals to be diagnosed with AF
 

You should be encouraged to find out how to undertake your own pulse checks or support family members to take their pulse