CV - Thromboembolic disorders

Browse thromboembolic disorders news, education and analysis by thromboembolic disorders subsections - atrial fibrilation(AF); new oral anticoagulants(NOACs);  transient ischemic attack (TIA); deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and cerebrovascular accident (stroke).

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

Aortic valve disease: clinical review

Use of newer oral anticoagulants in AF

NOAC prescribing varies 16-fold between CCG areas

Atrial fibrilation

Employers pension contribution hike as DH shifts £35m bill to providers

Employers pension contribution hike as DH shifts £35m bill to providers

GP practices will pay employers pension contributions at an increased rate of 14.38%...

Insulin resistance linked to 'faster cognitive decline' and impaired memory

Insulin resistance linked to 'faster cognitive decline' and impaired memory

Insulin resistance is associated with accelerated cognitive decline, poor cognitive...

Data watchdog 'not advocating' SystmOne GPs stop record sharing

Data watchdog 'not advocating' SystmOne GPs stop record sharing

The UK's information commissioner has decided against advising 2,700 GP practices...

Exclusive: Urgent cancer scans blocked for two in five GPs

Exclusive: Urgent cancer scans blocked for two in five GPs

Two in five GPs have had referrals on the two-week cancer pathway bounced back or...

Indemnity: Rising indemnity costs are a threat to general practice

Indemnity: Rising indemnity costs are a threat to general practice

Rising indemnity costs must be tackled or the NHS risks losing many talented GPs,...

RCGP urges members to report any impact on GP training from HEE cuts

RCGP urges members to report any impact on GP training from HEE cuts

The RCGP has asked members to report any impacts on GP training as a result of cuts...

Transient ischemic attack 

Journals watch: TIA, carpal tunnel syndrome and anaemia

Journals watch: TIA, carpal tunnel syndrome and anaemia

Too busy to read all of the journals? Dr Lizzie Croton selects papers of interest...

Blurred vision - Red flag symptoms
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Blurred vision - Red flag symptoms

Anatomical and physiological conditions of the eye can cause blurring.

Clinical Review - Transient ischaemic attack

Clinical Review - Transient ischaemic attack

How to assess, diagnose and manage TIA in primary care. By Dr Sam Qureshi, Dr Angela...

Cerebrovascular accident (stroke)

Stroke risk doubled in patients with depression, GPs warned

Stroke risk doubled in patients with depression, GPs warned

GPs should monitor stroke risk in patients with recurring depression even if they...

Viewpoint: Statins in ischaemic stroke prevention

Viewpoint: Statins in ischaemic stroke prevention

Professor Peter Sever and Professor Neil Poulter discuss the role of statins in stroke...

Clinical Review: Stroke - epidemiology, diagnosis and management

Clinical Review: Stroke - epidemiology, diagnosis and management

Stroke is a common, serious and treatable condition. In the past 20 years, there...

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