intelog Cardiology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the intelog editors to support primary care prescribing for cardiovascular conditions, including angina, heart failure and hypertension.

Latest news

Half of patients on statins do not reach cholesterol goals, study shows

Half of patients on statins do not reach cholesterol goals, study shows

Half of patients prescribed statins fail to reach their...

Vitamin D and omega-3 do not prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease, major trial suggests

Vitamin D and omega-3 do not prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease, major trial suggests

Neither vitamin D nor omega-3 supplements are effective...

NICE updates chronic heart failure guideline

NICE updates chronic heart failure guideline

NICE has updated its guideline on chronic heart failure...




Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected cardiovascular conditions:

Angina (including nitrates, beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers)



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External resources

Useful websites and online tools to support prescribing for cardiovascular conditions.

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