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Back to Basics

Thursday, 08 August 2019

Our latest Back to Basics is a wallchart highlighting key features about familial hypercholesterolaemia with links to other useful information.

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Thursday, 08 August 2019
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Wednesday, 12 June 2019

This month’s double Back to Basics feature focuses on coronary artery disease and understanding the differences between stable angina, unstable angina, STEMI and NSTEMI, and their secondary prevention and management in primary care.

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Wednesday, 12 June 2019

This month’s double Back to Basics feature focuses on coronary artery disease and understanding the differences between stable angina, unstable angina, STEMI and NSTEMI, and their secondary prevention and management in primary care.

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Thursday, 20 December 2018

This month’s Back to Basics feature is a useful optimal value pathway on cardiovascular disease prevention from NHS RightCare. The pathway shows a number of elements of an optimal CVD prevention pathway including the evidence base, clinical interventions, information on the risk conditions and potential opportunities for improvement.

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Thursday, 20 December 2018

This month’s Back to Basics focuses on the different drugs used in the management of hypertension. The wallchart provides a useful summary of the different antihypertensive drug classes and how they act to regulate blood pressure.

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Thursday, 06 September 2018

This month’s Back to Basics summarizes the main features of the key direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs or NOACS).   These drugs are becoming a standard therapy in many settings including stroke prevention, management of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, and prevention of venous thromboembolism following hip and knee replacement.

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