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

GPs delivering late-stage dementia care denied specialist support

GPs delivering late-stage dementia care denied specialist support

GPs are being forced to play the main role in caring for patients with late-stage...

Skin reaction after progestogen implant case study

Skin reaction after progestogen implant case study

Dr Rajiv Ghurye, Dr Suma Sreeshyla and Dr Simon Giles describe an unusual cause of...

Seborrhoeic dermatitis - Clinical review
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Seborrhoeic dermatitis - Clinical review

Dr James Powell covers the diagnosis and management of seborrhoeic dermatitis.

BMA predicts £3.4bn GP funding shortfall by 2020/21

BMA predicts £3.4bn GP funding shortfall by 2020/21

General practice funding will be £3.4bn below the level it needs by the end of the...

GP dilemma: How should I deal with a patient requesting the hepatitis B vaccine?

GP dilemma: How should I deal with a patient requesting the hepatitis B vaccine?

Practices have been removed from the hepatitis B vaccine supply chain until further...

Commons inquiry must tackle '20-year demographic timebomb' in practice nursing

Commons inquiry must tackle '20-year demographic timebomb' in practice nursing

Politicians should consider a new agreement on pay and conditions for general practice...

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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