Role of Aspirin in Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Aspirin was discovered in 1897. Since then it has been used extensively in the prevention of Cardiovascular disease. The ESC Guidelines 2012 state that ‘Aspirin cannot be recommended in primary prevention due to its increased risk of major bleeding’
Investigations and Management of Erectile Dysfunction
The aetiology can range from psychogenic to vascular problems. Clinicians need to investigate the cause of the problem before treatment. Effective treatment is available and the choice of treatment depends very much on the characteristics of the drugs used and especially to the side effect…
The Role of the Sports
In this video, Dr Kirill Micallef Stafrace gives us an insight on a relatively new speciality – that of Sports and Exercise Medicine We know that increasing physical activity and exercise are crucial to the adoption of a healthy lifestyle especially in persons diagnosed with…
Advances in the management of peripheral vascular disease in Diabetics
In this eLearning video, Prof Kevin Cassar discusses the recent advances in the management of peripheral vascular disease in diabetic patients and what can be done by health care professionals to improve the early diagnosis and management of peripheral vascular disease.
Coeliac Disease, Food Allergies and Food Intolerance
Coeliac Disease and Food Intolerance seem to be receiving more exposure as times goes by and are even at times these terms are used interchangeably. This is further fueled by media adverts claiming the ability to accurately diagnose and treat these conditions.
Medical Indemnity Insurance
This video is intended to give an overview of Medical Indemnity Insurance and is the first video of its kind on The Synapse. For this interview we invited Mr. Peter England from England Insurance Agency who has specialised in Medical Indemnity insurance since 2001. Since…