Pacemakers and cardiac devices in 2020
Atrial fibrillation: anticoagulation issues in primary care
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in the older in-patient
How to diagnose and manage aortic stenosis
Treatment options for anaemia in chronic heart failure
Prevalence and diagnosis of anaemia in patients with chronic heart failure
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: An Abundance Of Cases
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, also known as Takotsubo syndrome, is a temporary condition where your heart muscle becomes suddenly weakened or ‘stunned’. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy has now gained world-wide acceptance as a distinctive clinical and pathological condition. The prognosis is good with recovery in two to four weeks.
Recent advances in orthostatic hypotension
Cardio Prevention and Rehabilitation Programmes: The evidence
Cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation programmes are a multi-facet intervention that is offered to patients diagnosed with coronary heart disease. The programme is usually delivered over a 6-12-week period by a multi-disciplinary team focusing on the prescription and up-titration of cardio-protective medication, smoking cessation, diet, physical activity and psychological support.
Subclinical atrial fibrillation in the elderly patient