Catching a killer: A GP’s guide to aortic stenosis
Aortic stenosis (AS) is a silent killer. Symptoms can take 10–20 years to develop, and once they appear, about 50% of patients with severe AS will be dead within two years without treatment.
Early detection and treatment are crucial – and that’s where GPs play a vital role.
But how much do you know about identifying AS? And what treatment options are on the table for your patients? How do GPs catch this killer?
Developed in conjunction with the country’s leading cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons, this mixed-media module gives you expert insights combined with practical advice.
Video interviews offer expert tips on diagnosis and procedures, animations offer a guide to heart sounds and demonstrate valve replacement, and an auscultation masterclass gives you the tools you need to catch this killer early.
After completing this module, general practitioners will be able to: