Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of Acute, New‐Onset Atrial Fibrillation (AF) in the Critically Ill

The purpose of this guideline is to perform and document  anticoagulation assessment via the dotphrase .AFIBACTO at the onset of AF, throughout ICU admission, and at ICU discharge for ongoing risk of arterial thrombosis.  Goals of therapy include: reduce heart rate (goal < 110 bpm) or convert to normal sinus rhythm and prevention of arterial thromboembolism.