Clinical Pearls in Cardiology
- Cardiologists row over GP risk charts. Kelly, Brian // Pulse;9/8/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 36, p8
Reports that cardiologists are embroiled in a row over whether general practitioners should ditch the discredited Framingham coronary risk prediction charts. Basis of the charts on the American population; Statement from the European Society of Cardiology about the issue; Risk in middle-aged...
- Dual therapy 'last resort' for CHD. Hensler, Paula // GP: General Practitioner;5/3/2004, p27
Statin and ezetimibe combination therapy should only be used as a last resort for high-risk coronary heart disease patients, according to general practitioners (GPs) with an interest in cardiology. However, GPs with an interest in cardiology say combination therapy with the new drug should be...
- Funding is the key if GPs are to help patients. // Pulse;1/13/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p20
Focuses on the impact of the delay of the price contract approval on the services offered by general practitioners (GP) to ischemic heart disease and COPD patients in Great Britain. Accounts on the reward given to GP for providing high standard services; Factors contributing to the delay of...
- Coronary heart disease, part one. Newson, Louise // GP: General Practitioner;4/26/2002, p45
Focuses on the efforts of general practitioners to prevent coronary heart diseases in the Great Britain. Identification of the risk factors of the heart disease; Benefits of medication; Mortality rate of the disease.
- A moonlighting patient exposes abuse of trust. // GP: General Practitioner;2/4/2002, p73
Presents views from physicians and patient concerning the case of Sheila, a nursing auxiliary in a geriatic ward who was diagnosed with coronary heart disease in Great Britain. Details on the case of Shiela; Opinion of physician Trevor Rees to the case; Perception of Ian Semmons from National...
- ACUTE AND CHRONIC ILLNESS. Jones, Roger // British Journal of General Practice;Oct2010, Vol. 60 Issue 579, p714
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by Jill Morrison on special training of general practitioners (GP), one by Melvyn Jones on ischaemic heart disease and another one by Brendan Delaney on the health reforms in Great Britain.
- PASS NOTES: The NSF for CHD. // GP: General Practitioner;5/13/2002, p54
Focuses on the role of the National Service Framework (NSF) in preventing Coronary Heart Diseases (CHD). Number of standards designed by NSF for CHD treatment; Aims of NSF; Responsibility of general practitioners teams to identify CHD patients; Problems faced by the NSF program.
- GPs thanked for hitting target in CHD framework. Kelly, Brian // Pulse;9/30/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 37, p12
Focuses on the gratitude expressed by the Great Britain government to general practitioners for meeting prescribed milestones for the coronary heart disease national service framework following early results from a national audit. Drugs that should be prescribed to heart patients discharged...
- GPs face cholesterol target of 4mmol/l in all CHD patients. Kelly, Brian // Pulse;3/3/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p20
Reports that general practitioners (GP) in Great Britain face tough cholesterol-lowering targets under proposed national guidance on managing coronary heart disease (CHD). Recommendation of the use of statins and dietary advice to lower total cholesterol levels and low density...