PPP041 - Hot topics in cardiology with Garth Birdsey

PPP041 - Hot topics in cardiology with Garth Birdsey

Jane and Dan spoke to Garth Birdsey, Senior clinician pharmacist at Barwon Health.

We asked Garth about:

  • Real world experience with DOACs in special patient groups 
  • Concerns about under-dosing patients with DOACs
  • Optimal use of beta-blockers and why metoprolol 12.5 mg bd is often inappropriate in IHD

Resources

Czuprynska J, Patel JP, Arya R. Current challenges and future prospects in oral anticoagulant therapy. British journal of haematology. 2017;178(6):838-51

Turpie AGG, Purdham D, Ciaccia A. Nonvitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant use in patients with renal impairment. Therapeutic advances in cardiovascular disease. 2017;11(9):243-56.

PPP040 - Future trends for pharmacists with Rahul Singal

PPP040 - Future trends for pharmacists with Rahul Singal