Student Surgery: You’re a medical student conducting a surgery list under supervision from your GP trainer. Your next patient is a retired GP who has been booked in by his wife for concerns about his memory. A 74 year old retired GP, Dr Wallis comes to see you.His wife reports that his memory is not [...]
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A medical student is practising for her OSCE exams on the ward… She examines a 19 year old female patient admitted with asthma on the medical assessment ward for revision purposes. The patient has a past medical history she has the occasional migraine, and eczema. The observations are as follows. BP 128/70 Pulse 98 regular [...]
The answer is….. b. Warfarin Based on NICE Guidance 36 (AF) and the CHADS 2 scoring system. The CHADS2 score is an excellent aide memoir to anticoagulation in AF. It is based on: CHADS2 Stands for Score C Congestive heart failure 1point H hypertension 1point A Age>75 1point D Diabetes Mellitus 1point S2 Previous stroke/ [...]
A 76 year old man presents with atrial fibrillation which is permanent. He is lucid and has specifically made an appointment with you to discuss the best way of stopping him “dying ” as a result of the AF. PMHx: Hypertension (treated), Mild COPD. Nil else of note. DHx Verapamil (as treatment for AF) Amlodipine [...]