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
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