Cardiovascular system

Guidelines (5)

Assessing Fitness to Fly (CAA Guidance)

Key advice from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on fitness to fly

Hypertension in Adults (NICE Guideline)

Summary of NICE guidance on high blood pressure.

Current Medical Standards of Fitness to Drive (DVLA Guidance)

Key advice from DVLA on fitness to drive.

Lipid Modification for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (NICE Guideline)

Summary of NICE guidance on lipid lowering with statins.

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (Joint British Societies' Guideline)

Recommended assessments, management and targets.

Tables (4)

Table: Anti-Anginal Preparations, Summary by Pharmacological Class

Available formulations of anti-anginal drugs.

Table: Monitoring Requirements for Hyperlipidaemia Treatments

Tests required for patients on lipid-lowering drugs.

Table: ACE Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Antagonists: Monitoring in Primary Care

Tests required for patients on renin-angiotensin inhibitors

Table: Novel Oral Anticoagulants for the Prevention of Stroke

Dosing of NOACs in non-valvular AF.

Drug Sections (13)

Cardiovascular system in the News

New research supports statin prescribing in patients over 75 years

New research supports statin prescribing in patients over 75 years

Evidence suggesting a mortality benefit of statins...

Prescribe antihypertensives to reduce cardiovascular risk regardless of blood pressure, say researchers

Prescribe antihypertensives to reduce cardiovascular risk regardless of blood pressure, say researchers

Prescribers should consider blood pressure-lowering...

Updated NICE atrial fibrillation guidance recommends newer anticoagulants

Updated NICE atrial fibrillation guidance recommends newer anticoagulants

Direct-acting oral coagulants should be offered to...