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A UK GP’s perspective

A tired doctor at his desk.

Video by the author

Cardiac rehab

  • Intensive intervention programme built around lifestyle changes, exercise, stress management, and patient education
  • Starts pre-discharge

Lifestyle

  • Stop smoking, reduce EtOH to <14U/week, exercise 20–30mins/day and increase as able, Mediterranean diet

Medications

  1. ACEi/ARB — lifelong on max tolerated dose
Video by the author

Unstable Angina

Stable Angina

Definition

Common Presentations

This lecture in long-winded video form. Forgive me, I noob.

Definitions

  • Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease (CVD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

Risk Factors

Descriptors and examples for the RCGP Trainee

Word descriptors for this capability area
Reproduced with permission from the RCGP website. Correct as of Nov 2021.

💭 Example Reflection

Tanner staging 🌰

Description

Descriptors and examples for the RCGP Trainee

On Reflection

Doctor, clinical mentor, variable-frequency blogger. I devour novels to stay sane.

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