ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CLINIC


Foothills Medical Centre
1403 29 St NW
Calgary, AB T2N 2T9
T: (403) 944-1110

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ABOUT THE WEBSITE


Welcome to the Foothills Medical Centre Atrial Fibrillation Clinic Website

In the video to the left, Dr. Russell Quinn introduces healthcare professionals to the website and describes its goals.

In the navigation bar above, two separate toolkits are available for both patients and healthcare professionals. Patients have access to information about living with AF in the first kit, while healthcare professionals have access to information about treating patients with AF in the other.

Below, you will find further resources with valuable information about Atrial Fibrillation.

ABOUT THE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CLINIC



About the AF Clinic
Laurie Burland describes what you can expect after you are referred to the Atrial Fibrillation Clinic and things you can do to prepare for your clinic visit.



About Your Visit to the Atrial Fibrillation Clinic
Laurie Burland describes what happens during your clinic visit, who you will meet, and how you and your healthcare team will develop a personalized management plan.



Telehealth
Laurie Burland talks about teaching classes and clinic visits that are offered through the Atrial Fibrillation Clinic and Telehealth.

KNOW YOUR PULSE



The Know Your Pulse program was developed by a coalition of charities, patients and healthcare professionals working together to promote timely and effective diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias. Free tools are offered to patients to learn how to take their pulse and calculate their risk of stroke. Healthcare providers can download free Know Your Pulse patient guides or clinic posters.

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MORE INFORMATION



Download this comprehensive information resource for patients and families. It explains the ABC’s of atrial fibrillation, from what causes the condition to how it is diagnosed and treated. It also offers information about making healthy lifestyle choices and other useful websites for more information about atrial fibrillation.

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ABOUT US



The Atrial Fibrillation Clinic is a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of patients living with atrial fibrillation.

PATIENT VIDEOS


A series of short animations and videos developed to educate patients with atrial fibrillation and their families. In these videos, Dr. Paul Dorian describes what happens to the heartbeat during atrial fibrillation and the types of treatments that are available, including medications and in-hospital procedures. He also explains the importance of assessing each patient for their risk of stroke, the major risk factors for stroke, and the role of medical treatment for stroke prevention. The purpose of these videos is to assist patients and their families understand atrial fibrillation condition and support them in living a normal life.

These videos are designed to be watched in the order in which they appear, as the content builds on the knowledge from the previous videos.



Was this program helpful to you in understanding and living with atrial fibrillation? Please click on the link below to send us your comments. We also welcome your suggestions for additional material that would be useful for patients with atrial fibrillation and their families.