Anaemia is a problem in which the body does not have enough healthy red blood cells.
Atrial fibrillation is the commonest cause for GP referral to anticoagulation services.
A diagnosis of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia can often be made based on symptoms and the results of blood tests.
Summary of the latest UHCW DVT guidelines
High ferritin levels may suggest a disorder that has led to an excess accumulation of iron, resulting in iron overload.
Clinical genetics is a specialist regional service based at Birmingham Women’s Hospital.
“Opportunistic” haemoglobinopathy screening (not including national antenatal or neonatal screening programmes)
It is suggested that General practitioners DO NOT request Thrombophilia screens without review of this guideline AND discussion with haematology.
A paraprotein can have many causes—some serious but others unlikely ever to cause any problems.
Primary Care Initiation of Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs) for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation (AF)
Guidance and information regarding initiation of DOACs