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Comment & Response
December 25, 2018

Electrocardiography Screening for Atrial Fibrillation

Author Affiliations
  • 1Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
JAMA. 2018;320(24):2598. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.17764

To the Editor The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published an evidence report and systematic review and a recommendation statement on atrial fibrillation screening using electrocardiography (ECG).1,2 The USPSTF concluded that current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for atrial fibrillation.