Over 10% of people over 70 are living with atrial fibrillation- that is over a million people in the UK. When someone in AF becomes ill with a Virus, chest infection, Urinary Tract infection (UTI), its quite common to see the heart rate speed up. This can lead to hospitalisation yet is easily…
By: Edward Leatham23/05/2018Categories: Patient Information Leaflet, ECG, Atrial Fibrillationfull article›
The blobby Chart is one simple way of keeping a Diary of how various remedies impact the frequency and severity (or duration) of intermittent 'attacks'. We use it a lot for patients affected by intermittent palpitations such as Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation.
By: Dr Edward Leatham07/02/2018Categories: Communicationsfull article›
Hosted by SCVC this GP educational event was well attended and provided lots of information about whats new in Cardiology including presentations on Cardiac CT, CT FFR, TAVI, The Virtual Cath lab, Atrial Fibrillation, Blood pressure monitoring and predicting