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Table 1 Description of six case vignettes on AF used in the online questionnaire

From: How do Dutch general practitioners detect and diagnose atrial fibrillation? Results of an online case vignette study

 ABCDEF
Risk factors for AF (CHA2DS2-VASca)X     
No symptomsb of AFXX    
Non-frequent symptoms of AF (< 1/24 h)  XX  
Frequent symptoms of AF (≥1/24 h)    XX
Signs of AF during physical examinationc X X X
  1. aCongestive heart failure, hypertension, age of 65–74 or > 74, diabetes, stroke, TIA, thromboembolism, vascular disease, female sex
  2. bDyspnoea, exercise intolerance, chest pain, palpitations, dizziness and/or syncope
  3. cIrregular pulse, pulse deficit or a varying loudness of the first heart sound