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

CQC hails dedication of practice that turned 'inadequate' rating to 'good' within a year

CQC hails dedication of practice that turned 'inadequate' rating to 'good' within a year

The CQC has hailed the 'dedication and commitment' of a GP practice in Bedfordshire...

NHS at risk unless government takes responsibility for crisis, warns NHS Alliance
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NHS at risk unless government takes responsibility for crisis, warns NHS Alliance

The NHS 'could be made to fail' if the government blames GPs for the crisis facing...

Exclusive: High numbers of patients over 65 put pressure on underdoctored areas

Exclusive: High numbers of patients over 65 put pressure on underdoctored areas

GPs in some of England's most underdoctored CCGs are coping with well above average...

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Low mood in a menopausal patient

MRCGP: CSA practice case - Low mood in a menopausal patient

For use individually or in a study group with someone playing the doctor, patient...

GP training: 5 common prescribing pitfalls and how to avoid them

GP training: 5 common prescribing pitfalls and how to avoid them

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Beverley Ward highlights the five most common prescribing...

QOF suspended in Wales as NHS winter pressure drives up demand

QOF suspended in Wales as NHS winter pressure drives up demand

The Welsh government has suspended most QOF requirements for practices in order to...

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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