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

NHS needs more low-skilled staff to support GPs, says health official

NHS needs more low-skilled staff to support GPs, says health official

Hiring more low-skilled staff to carry out basic tasks in primary care could help...

Healthcare should be 'front and centre' in Brexit negotiations, MPs warn

Healthcare should be 'front and centre' in Brexit negotiations, MPs warn

Healthcare should be a central issue in talks between the UK government and the EU...

Tories 'relaxed' about NHS crisis because they think election is won

Tories 'relaxed' about NHS crisis because they think election is won

The government is 'relaxed' about the crisis in general practice because it thinks...

Underfunding threatens to reverse progress on sexual health, GPs warn

Underfunding threatens to reverse progress on sexual health, GPs warn

Years of progress in sexual and reproductive health that has seen teenage pregnancy...

Managing cows' milk allergy in primary care

Managing cows' milk allergy in primary care

Dr Joanne Walsh highlights the challenges of diagnosing cows' milk protein allergy...

GP training: Recording your placement meeting in a learning log

GP training: Recording your placement meeting in a learning log

Advice to help GP trainees understand the key educational issues arising from their...

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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