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).

Viewpoint: How GPs can support patients after a stroke

Red flag symptoms: Numbness

Red flag symptoms: Arrhythmias

Chest pain - red flag symptoms

Atrial fibrilation

CCG expects spike in GP at Hand registrations after marketing drive

CCG expects spike in GP at Hand registrations after marketing drive

Numbers of patients registering with GP at Hand have spiked in recent weeks and are...

Understanding tax and your NHS pension

Understanding tax and your NHS pension

The government has recently changed how GPs can pay tax charges if they exceed their...

NHS failing to identify clinicians with leadership potential, report warns

NHS failing to identify clinicians with leadership potential, report warns

Clinical training programmes rarely promote leadership roles as a career option and...

Partners face pay cut if state-backed indemnity strips cash from global sum

Partners face pay cut if state-backed indemnity strips cash from global sum

GP partners' income could be at risk if the cost of the state-backed indemnity deal...

GPs should not be frogmarched into 'untested' state indemnity deal, says MDO

GPs should not be frogmarched into 'untested' state indemnity deal, says MDO

GPs should not be forced to switch to the 'untested' state-backed indemnity model...

NHS England tells CCGs to end postcode lottery over blood glucose monitoring

NHS England tells CCGs to end postcode lottery over blood glucose monitoring

CCGs will be expected to make wearable sensors that allow continuous monitoring of...

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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