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

GP superpractice in talks to buy a hospital and recruit GP trainees from China

GP superpractice in talks to buy a hospital and recruit GP trainees from China

A 100,000-patient GP 'superpractice' in an NHS vanguard area plans to buy a hospital...

RCGP ambassadors denied access to STP proposals, college warns

RCGP ambassadors denied access to STP proposals, college warns

RCGP ambassadors employed to represent GPs in the development of sustainability and...

Generalist medicine: GPs should be celebrated as the 'Jack of All Trades'

Generalist medicine: GPs should be celebrated as the 'Jack of All Trades'

The GP chair of a CCG has launched a passionate defence of medical generalists in...

Golden hellos could undermine GP recruitment in neighbouring areas, HEE admits

Golden hellos could undermine GP recruitment in neighbouring areas, HEE admits

An incentive scheme that offers trainees £20,000 to take up GP posts in hard-to-recruit...

STPs told to allocate up to 20% of transformation funds to primary care

STPs told to allocate up to 20% of transformation funds to primary care

Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) will be required to spend up to a...

GP training: Why I decided on a career in general practice
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GP training: Why I decided on a career in general practice

At the end of her foundation training, Dr Patrice Baptiste found herself exhausted...

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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