Just the facts: atrial fibrillation or flutter in patients who are candidates for rhythm control

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Stiell, I.G., Targonsky, E. & Scheuermeyer, F. Just the facts: atrial fibrillation or flutter in patients who are candidates for rhythm control. Can J Emerg Med (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s43678-021-00120-z

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