USPSTF Recommendation: Insufficient Evidence for Routine Afi
There isn't sufficient evidence to support ECG screening for atrial fibrillation (Afib) in asymptomatic adults ages 65 and older, according to a finalized recommendation released by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

"The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for atrial fibrillation with electrocardiography (ECG)." The authors write in the recently published recommendations in JAMA. The researchers have assigned 'Grade: I' (insufficient evidence) to such screening.

The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for atrial fibrillation with ECG in adults 65 years and older, the effectiveness of screening with ECG for detecting previously undiagnosed atrial fibrillation compared with usual care, and the benefits and harms of anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapy for the treatment of screen-detected atrial fibrillation in older adults.

Read more here: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2695677
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