Living with Atrial Fibrillation

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The purpose of this guide is to provide information about atrial fibrillation, to outline the treatment options for this condition and to provide tips on living well with atrial fibrillation.

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Living with Atrial Fibrillation (PDF)

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Atrial Fibrillation: Healthy Heart Management Zones

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Virtual Class: Let’s Talk About Atrial Fibrillation with Shelley Matthews-Smith

In this virtual class for patients, Registered Nurse Shelley Matthews-Smith of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute teaches the basics of atrial fibrillation and how to live with this heart condition.


The Heart Institute’s educational videos were made in collaboration with the Institute’s Patient Alumni Association and seek to provide, along with the patient guides, all important information to patients and families prior to a procedure or surgery.

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Atrial Fibrillation and Your Heart Video Series

This series for patients and caregivers provides information about the care and management of atrial fibrillation.