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

RCGP launches new resilience scheme for struggling practices
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RCGP launches new resilience scheme for struggling practices

The RCGP has launched a new resilience scheme aimed at supporting practices that...

Hormone therapy at onset of menopause could protect against dementia

Hormone therapy at onset of menopause could protect against dementia

Long-term, estrogen-based HRT could have a protective effect against dementia in...

More than 10m GP appointments lost to DNAs each year, warns GPC
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More than 10m GP appointments lost to DNAs each year, warns GPC

GP leaders estimate that over 10m appointments are lost each year across England...

Hundreds of GP practices to have free wifi for patients by end of March

Hundreds of GP practices to have free wifi for patients by end of March

Almost 1,000 GP practices across England will have free wifi for patients from the...

Over 1,000 GPs registered with mental health support service
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Over 1,000 GPs registered with mental health support service

More than 1,000 patients have registered with an app for the GP Health Service, launched...

Writing up clinical examination and procedural skills (CEPS) in learning logs

Writing up clinical examination and procedural skills (CEPS) in learning logs

Workplace-based assessment: Advice on how to present CEPS in your learning log and...

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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