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CVD

10 results found for: CVD

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

UKCPA: Make CVD prevention your key priority

There are plenty of opportunities for pharmacists to improve the cardiovascular profile of their local area

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 

Poor sleep increases cardiovascular risk

After adjusting for obesity and diabetes at baseline, men who reported sleeping for five hours or less a night were twice as likely to experience a cardiovascular event as those who slept for seven to eight hours

Late-onset asthma linked to cardiovascular disease

People with asthma that emerges in adulthood may be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease

Texting improves blood pressure control

Reminder text messages improve blood pressure control and adherence with antihypertensives

Oral health: a winning smile may prevent CVD

Improving oral health may prevent cardiovascular events and breast cancer – and even save lives

BP targets should be lower

Clinical evidence now offers “strong support” to reduce systolic blood pressure to less than 130mmHg

Interventions in cardiovascular disease

This CPD module looks at interventions in cardiovascular disease.



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