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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Consider safety of calcium supplements in older people with aortic stenosis, say researchers

New research links calcium supplements to earlier death...

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Icosapent ethyl not advocated in draft NICE guidance

NICE guidance currently out for consultation does not...

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Antiemetics linked to increased risk of stroke

Antidopaminergic antiemetics are associated with an...


Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected cardiovascular conditions:

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


Calculators

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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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