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Study highlights beta-blocker misunderstanding

Study highlights beta-blocker misunderstanding

Unnecessarily high doses may cause significant morbidity without increasing benefits

VTE rates jump in NSW hospitals

VTE rates jump in NSW hospitals

Researchers call for new preventive strategies to combat the problem

Stroke prevention ignored in AF

Stroke prevention ignored in AF

40% of patients at risk are not prescribed an anticoagulant

Struggle to meet heart failure needs

Struggle to meet heart failure needs

Up to one in three patients are likely to be readmitted to hospital within 30 days of discharge

Aspirin cuts clot risk by a third

Aspirin cuts clot risk by a third

The painkiller could be a viable alternative to long-term anticoagulation

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WCC blog: secondary prevention is the low hanging fruit

WCC blog: secondary prevention is the low hanging fruit

One of the most interesting presentations at the World Congress of Cardiology in Melbourne this week was a talk by Professor Philip Aylward of Adelaide on how far we have come in the treatment of ACS.

CSANZ 2013 blog: For the ticker, timing is everything

CSANZ 2013 blog: For the ticker, timing is everything

While it’s great to attend a conference like CSANZ, the sheer amount of new and interesting information can be almost too much of a good thing.

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