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  • Latest: Case study: Atrial fibrillation (AF)

    This case study describes the diagnosis and management of AF in a 70-year old obese male who was referred for cardiac assessment after developing shortness of breath, which had worsened progressively over three months. It highlights the role of thromboembolic risk reduction which is the cornerstone of AF management and which can only be achieved with proper anticoagulation.

  • A review of stroke prevention in 8 primary care practices

    A review of stroke prevention in 8 primary care practices

    GP practices have a central role in the prevention of stroke. This review assessed the adequacy of primary and secondary preventive interventions that were provided for patients who were on the stroke register between January 2009 to December 2012, in the six months before and after a stroke. Eight GP practices in a deprived locality of North London participated in the review.

  • Issues & Answers in Cardiovascular Disease 2018

    Issues & Answers in Cardiovascular Disease 2018

    The leading UK cardiovascular conference for the whole primary care team. Expert presenters and a down-to-earth approach help health professionals translate the latest evidence into daily practice and optimise patient care. Participants also receive 9 hours CPD credits. Book now to attend this inspirational event and take advantage of the extra 25% Super Early Bird discount.