Cardiology

Podcast Episodes

#69 UnDo it with Dr Dean Ornish

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#59 Lifestyle and supplements in coronary artery disease, hypertension & hypercholesterolaemia with Dr Jason Kaplan, cardiologist

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#22 Cardiovascular disease, part II: risk assessment and treatment with A/Prof David Colquhoun, cardiologist

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#21 Cardiovascular disease, part I: cholesterol and cardiac risk with A/Prof David Colquhoun, cardiologist

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#5 Clinical, evidence-based lifestyle medicine in cardiovascular disease

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Online Resources

Australian Heart Foundation guidelines for the diagnosis and management of hypertension in adults (pdf)

Australian Heart Foundation guidelines for the management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk (pdf)

Coronary artery calcium scoring – position statement (pdf)

Coronary Calcium Score and Cardiovascular Risk: JACC paper with a good decision-making table for statins; can assist in reducing the prescribing of statins

The absolute CVD risk/benefit calculator

Guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias: European Heart Journal guidelines

ECGpedia: free ECG tutorial and textbook to which anyone can contribute, designed for medical professionals such as cardiac care nurses and physicians

CardioSmart patient fact sheet handouts: free downloadable print-outs which summarise the main points for patients to know about their heart condition

Books

UnDo It! Drs Dean and Anne Ornish

Dean Ornish, M.D. has directed revolutionary research proving, for the first time, that lifestyle changes can often reverse-undo-the progression of many of the most common and costly chronic diseases and even begin reversing aging at a cellular level.  Dr. Ornish’s lifestyle medicine program for reversing chronic disease consistently achieves bigger changes in lifestyle, better clinical outcomes, larger cost savings, and greater adherence than have ever been reported—based on 40 years of research published in the leading peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals.  Now, in this landmark book, he and Anne Ornish present a simple yet powerful new unifying theory explaining why these same lifestyle changes can reverse so many different chronic diseases and how quickly these benefits occur. Described as the first program scientifically proven to reverse heart disease by optimising four important areas of your life, and is now covered by Medicare in the US.

Apps

Apps every cardiologist should know about, by BMJ

An article which provides 10 apps, with descriptions, that every cardiologist must be aware of, among the 300,000 medical apps available to consumers.

European Society of Cardiology Pocket Guidelines: App Store | Google Play

Free. Contains the latest, most up-to-date guidelines from the ESC on 27 different conditions.

Online Courses

The Australian Heart Foundation Online Learning Modules

Requires purchase. Modules for health professionals focussed on improving cardiovascular care.

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