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).

Daily aspirin use linked to elevated bleeding risk in patients over 75

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

Aortic valve disease: clinical review

Use of newer oral anticoagulants in AF

Atrial fibrilation

Map: GP practice mergers and closures under NHS England

Map: GP practice mergers and closures under NHS England

Hundreds of GP practices have merged or closed since NHS England became operational...

Federation-wide enhanced services deal boosts frequency of GP payments

Federation-wide enhanced services deal boosts frequency of GP payments

Practices in east London are set to benefit from more regular payments after a new...

GMC reveals six-point action plan to overhaul revalidation

GMC reveals six-point action plan to overhaul revalidation

The GMC has released an action plan of six major commitments it will achieve by March...

Dr Richard Vautrey elected chair of GPC England and UK

Dr Richard Vautrey elected chair of GPC England and UK

Leeds GP Dr Richard Vautrey has been elected chair of the BMA's GP committee for...

Campaigners consider legal action against HPV decision

Campaigners consider legal action against HPV decision

GPs have called on the government to 'urgently' reconsider its stance that extending...

GP leaders fear government 'airbrushing' of workforce failures
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GP leaders fear government 'airbrushing' of workforce failures

GP leaders have warned the government against 'airbrushing' its failure to increase...

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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