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 Job of the Week: Salaried GPs, Suffolk

GP Job of the Week: Salaried GPs, Suffolk

Due to semi-retirement and an expanding patient list, The Market Cross Surgery in...

RCGP adds 18 extra learning sessions to Annual Conference programme

RCGP adds 18 extra learning sessions to Annual Conference programme

The College has announced an extra 18 sessions to run at this year's RCGP Annual...

Scores of struggling GP practices face de-registration or special measures

Scores of struggling GP practices face de-registration or special measures

More than 150 low-rated GP providers face losing their registration or being placed...

No political party pledging enough money for NHS, experts warn
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No political party pledging enough money for NHS, experts warn

None of the main political parties is promising enough money for the NHS in the 2017...

Answering patients' questions on intrauterine contraception

Answering patients' questions on intrauterine contraception

Questions that GPs may need to answer from women considering having an IUS or IUD...

Developments in melanoma treatment

Developments in melanoma treatment

A review of established and novel therapeutic approaches for malignant melanoma,...

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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