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

A short history of the Bolam test - a keystone of medical negligence law for 60 years

A short history of the Bolam test - a keystone of medical negligence law for 60 years

Hull GP Dr Thomas Abraham looks back at the 60-year history of the Bolam test, which...

Volunteering as a GP in Nepal

Volunteering as a GP in Nepal

UK charity PHASE Worldwide aims to sustainably reduce poverty through community-based...

Contraceptive pill linked to reduced risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Contraceptive pill linked to reduced risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Taking oral contraceptive for seven or more consecutive years is linked to a 19%...

Four out of five online primary care services rated by CQC found to be unsafe

Four out of five online primary care services rated by CQC found to be unsafe

Four in every five online primary care services rated so far have been deemed unsafe...

Exclusive: Partners expect local enhanced services income to fall in 2017/18

Exclusive: Partners expect local enhanced services income to fall in 2017/18

Two thirds of GP partners say income from local enhanced services (LESs) will fall...

Practices bid for controlling stake in integrated provider lined-up for £5bn contract

Practices bid for controlling stake in integrated provider lined-up for £5bn contract

GP practices serving almost 300,000 patients are part of a preferred bidder for what...

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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