Atrial Fibrillation

10 results found for: atrial fibrillation

Pharmacists to develop cardiac care pathways

The scheme, which will be funded locally, came out of conversations with the local CCG about what community pharmacy could offer

CPPE: New e-learning on atrial fibrillation

AF has been identified as a condition where opportunistic screening could be beneficial. Community pharmacy is well placed to support this screening

London LPC receives AF detection funding

Calls for the scheme, which builds pathways between pharmacy and cardiologists, to be rolled out nationwide

Ambitions set out to improve A-B-C detection

The A-B-C conditions can be detected through routine checks across community and healthcare settings

Pharmacists help prevent AF-related strokes

A pharmacist-led programme has helped to reduce the number of stokes related to atrial fibrillation by a third

Atrial fibrillation increases risk of dementia

Women with AF were 46 per cent more likely to develop dementia than those without the arrhythmia in a recent study

UKCPA: Detecting atrial fibrillation

AF detection and management offers an opportunity for community pharmacy, says CVD specialist pharmacist Helen Williams 

Asthma linked to AF, study finds

Allowing for potential confounders, people who reported ever having asthma were 27 per cent more likely to develop AF than controls without asthma

The European Society of Clinical Pharmacy symposium

Pharmacists have proved their worth when it comes to controlling hypertension and detecting atrial fibrillation, as well as concerns about trial results that aren’t published and the role of predatory publishers.

AF patients still at risk from stroke

Patients with AF could be at risk of stroke as they are receiving either no preventative treatment or taking only aspirin



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