Consultant pharmacist, cardiology, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group
This overview describes the different management options for acute coronary syndrome and how pharmacists can support patients with the condition.
Heart failure affects 1–2% of the adult population in the UK with the prevalence rising steeply with age. It is one of the leading causes of emergency medical admissions and readmissions to hospital. Patients with heart failure have a reduced quality of life and many experience severe or prolonged depressive illness.1 The most common causes
Learn about cardiac drug safety ‘Cardiac drug safety: a bench to bedside approach’, by Matthew J. Killeen. Pp xii+174. Price £48. Singapore: World Scientific; 2012. ISBN 981 4317 45 4