MIMS Cardiology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for cardiovascular conditions, including angina, heart failure and hypertension.

Latest news

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NICE recommends further treatment option for underserved heart failure population

In reversal of its initial recommendation, NICE has...

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Immediate statin combination treatment 'drastically' cuts risk of death in acute coronary syndromes

Giving patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...

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Weight loss drug produces 'largest improvements ever seen' in common heart failure type

A trial in more than 500 patients has shown the promise...

Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected cardiovascular conditions:

Angina (including nitrates, beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers)


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Cardiovascular risk (JBS3)

Enter details of patient's risk factors to calculate the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Physical activity (GPPAQ)

Enter patient’s questionnaire responses to assess physical activity levels.

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