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).

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Chest pain - Red flag symptoms

Anticoagulants protect against dementia in AF patients, study finds

Daily aspirin use linked to elevated bleeding risk in patients over 75

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

Atrial fibrilation

GP leaders urge Lords to vote for bill that could ease indemnity costs

GP leaders urge Lords to vote for bill that could ease indemnity costs

Senior GPs are among healthcare leaders callling on the House of Lords to support...

UK general practice 'envied around the world', says health minister

UK general practice 'envied around the world', says health minister

A health minister has dismissed claims that the structure of general practice is...

Exclusive: Majority of GP practices report cuts to public health funding

Exclusive: Majority of GP practices report cuts to public health funding

More than three quarters of GP partners have experienced a reduction in funding for...

GPs demand investment to cope with rising multimorbidity

GPs demand investment to cope with rising multimorbidity

GP leaders have called for better funding for generalist care after a report warned...

GP trainee £20,000 incentive scheme widened as uptake rises

GP trainee £20,000 incentive scheme widened as uptake rises

The government has expanded a scheme that offers £20,000 incentive payments to GP...

Bone pain - red flag symptoms

Bone pain - red flag symptoms

How to identify red flags in patients presenting with bone pain, including conducting...

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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