Tag: guidelines

New guidelines promote safety for patients on antithrombotic drugs undergoing anaesthesia...

Patient safety is the focus of newly published updates to consensus statements that address the use of antithrombotic drugs by individuals who may require...

Stroke prevention drugs may help reduce dementia risk for atrial fibrillation...

Patients with atrial fibrillation could reduce the risk of dementia by taking stroke prevention medications, according to recommendations published online in EP Europace1, a...
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The top 10 takeaways from the 2017 AHA/ACC/HRS guidelines

In October 2017, the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology/Heart Rhythm Society (AHA/ACC/HRS) released a guideline document on the management of patients with ventricular...
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New obstructive sleep apnoea diagnostic guidelines favour polysomnography and HSAT

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) have published new guidelines on diagnostic testing for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in adults. The new...

New guidelines on ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) has published new guidelines for...

ESC and EACTS launch first collaborative atrial fibrillation guidelines

The first European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation developed in collaboration with the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) have been...