British Geriatrics Society Cardiovascular Section Podcasts
By British Geriatrics Society Cardiovascular Section
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A range of cardiovascular topics are discussed by consultant geriatricians and physicians.
||CleanVascular dementia||Professor John O’Brien, professor of Old Age Psychiatry at the Institute of Ageing and Health at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, discusses the dementias. Topics include the role of vascular disease in dementia, the clinical features and diagnosis of vascular dementia, current therapies for dementia and possibilities for future treatments.||10 5 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSyncope||Dr Steve Parry, a consultant physician at Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne discusses the investigation and management of syncope. The emphasis is on the evaluation of the syncopal patient and diagnostic pitfalls that can arise. Dr Parry also discusses some controversial areas and outlines useful guidance regarding driving and syncope.||26 3 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHeart failure||Dr John Baxter is a Consultant in Geriatric Medicine at Sunderland Royal Infirmary. In this podcast he outlines recent developments in heart failure investigation and management. Topics include the utility of BNP in heart failure diagnosis, the use of biventricular pacing in older patients with heart failure and the role of palliative care in heart failure.||30 1 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction||Dr Nigel Stout gives a brief introduction about the podcasts in the series.||30 1 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
Geriatric medicine has never been so sexy!
Dr Baxter brings new meaning to heart failure! Riveting from start to finish.