A blog for people with arterio-venous malformations (AVMs) on Cochrane evidence to inform their decisions about treatment.
Category Archives: Cardiovascular & vascular
Robert Walton, a Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in General Practice, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on what blood pressure targets to aim for, balancing the benefits of treatment against risk of side effects.
Harry Boardman discusses the different types of coronary stents which are used to treat people after a heart attack.
This article for nurses, on venous leg ulcers, is one of a series of evidence reviews written by Sarah Chapman for the British Journal of Community Nursing
In a blog for medical trainees, Chris McAloon, a cardiology specialty trainee, reflects on evidence and practice for treating someone with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)
Sarah Chapman reflects on how Cochrane UK used social media to share Cochrane evidence on replacement of peripheral venous catheters with nurses
Cardiologist Vinod Achan reflects on a Cochrane review on the effectiveness and safety of ablation as an alternative to drug treatment for atrial fibrillation
In this guest blog, public health doctor David Robert looks at the evidence on what can be done to cut down the salt in our diets.
David Roberts looks at whether putting patients in control can improve the quality of their anticoagulation therapy.
Here are the top ten priorities in cavernoma research, established by a James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership
New drugs for an old problem. GP Lynda Ware looks at new evidence on treating DVT
GP RIchard Lehman reflects on palliative care beyond cancer and how people with heart failure need it too