Explain what CHADS2 stands for, the values associated with int, and the implication of those scores on the assessment of patients with aFib.
Congestive heart failure, hypertension, age > 75, Diabetes, prior Stroke or TIA. All have a value of 1 except for prior Stroke or TIA. The higher the score = higher risk of stroke. The scores are used as the basis for therapy recommendations for specific antithrombotic agents.