GP Checklist

  • Rate – controlled to a ventricular rate at rest of below 90?

  • Bleeding risk checked with ORBIT Bleeding Risk Score. If high, consider seeking specialist advice.

  • Is there any evidence of heart failure that needs addressing?

  • If recent onset consider cardioversion.

  • Risk stratified for stroke with CHA2DS2-VASc.

  • Discuss anticoagulant options with patient.

  • Early review to start anticoagulant.

  • If using a DOAC review renal function and ensure correct dose.

  • Issue alert card.

  • Arrange follow up and monitoring.