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).

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

Aortic valve disease: clinical review

Atrial fibrilation

GPs ignored in 2017 budget as NHS England hints at cuts to services

GPs ignored in 2017 budget as NHS England hints at cuts to services

GP leaders hit out at chancellor Philip Hammond for ignoring general practice in...

Budget 2017: Chancellor pledges extra £2.8bn for NHS

Budget 2017: Chancellor pledges extra £2.8bn for NHS

Chancellor Philip Hammond has set out plans to invest an extra £2.8bn in the NHS...

Budget must supply funding for GPs to tackle winter pressures, RCGP says
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Budget must supply funding for GPs to tackle winter pressures, RCGP says

The RCGP has written to chancellor Philip Hammond urging him not to overlook general...

System for handling complaints against doctors 'compromises patient care'

System for handling complaints against doctors 'compromises patient care'

The current system for dealing with complaints against doctors damages their wellbeing...

GP Job of the Week: GP partner and/or salaried GP, south London

GP Job of the Week: GP partner and/or salaried GP, south London

Due to an increasing list size, Burney Street Practice in Greenwich, south London...

Three charts that show how the GP workforce is changing
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Three charts that show how the GP workforce is changing

Significant changes to the GP workforce have taken place since the 2015 general election...

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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