Table 4.1Presenting symptoms associated with emergency AF admissions

StudyNDyspnoea %Chest pain %Palpitations %Dizziness/syncope %
Zarifis et al824547.119.916.216.2
Lip et al717051.834.125.918.8
Michael et al26289710783
Burton et al272661224409

From: 4, Identification and diagnosis

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