Dr Ivan Benett identifies five key learnings for primary care from the new NICE guideline on stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
Muhammad Siddiqur Rahman explores how pharmacists can help adults with hypertension meet their blood pressure targets and optimise their medication
Dr Alan Begg summarises recommendations in SIGN’s latest guidance on cardiac arrhythmias that are relevant to primary care and highlights some major advances in treatment
Dr Clare Taylor and Dr Jim Moore highlight five key learning points to take away from the updated NICE guideline on chronic heart failure in adults
Dr Dipankar Dutta discusses some important aspects of mechanical thrombectomy and implications for the NHS and primary care clinicians and commissioners
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A brief guide on the diagnosis and management of hypertension, includes visual summaries on treatment and choice of antihypertensive drug.
This concise summary covers the rapid recognition of symptoms and diagnosis of stroke and transient ischaemic attack.
This summary covers the diagnosis and management of hypertension during pregnancy, labour, and birth.
Read the latest recommendations on the management of atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias in acute coronary syndrome, coronary heart disease, and left-ventricular dysfunction as well as arrhythmias associated with cardiac arrest and coronary artery bypass graft.
This guideline was developed by a multidisciplinary expert panel: Begg A et al with the support of a grant from Bayer plc.