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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Anticoagulants protect against dementia in AF patients, study finds

Atrial fibrilation

Top GP warns health secretary against 'deaf enthusiasm' for disruptive technology

Top GP warns health secretary against 'deaf enthusiasm' for disruptive technology

A top GP has issued a stark message to health and social care secretary Matt Hancock...

GPs can expect to be sued once every 10 years, warns MDU

GPs can expect to be sued once every 10 years, warns MDU

GPs face being sued four times on average in a 40-year career, according to a leading...

General practice is in a 'complete mess', warns former RCGP chair

General practice is in a 'complete mess', warns former RCGP chair

General practice is in its worst state since the 1970s and needs fundamental change...

NHS England is 'ahead of target' for increasing GP funding after £580m boost

NHS England is 'ahead of target' for increasing GP funding after £580m boost

NHS England has said it is ahead of target for increasing funding for GPs after official...

GPs should 'dust off' pandemic plans this flu season, warns leading GP

GPs should 'dust off' pandemic plans this flu season, warns leading GP

Practices should be 'dusting off their pandemic plans' ahead of the upcoming flu...

Huge BMA poll highlights chronic pressure on GPs and NHS 'culture of blame'

Huge BMA poll highlights chronic pressure on GPs and NHS 'culture of blame'

Nine out of 10 GPs say inadequate NHS resources are undermining the quality and safety...

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...

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...

Case Study - An unusual case of unequal pupils

Case Study - An unusual case of unequal pupils

It is important to identify the cause of any neurological signs, explains Dr Zara...

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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