Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency (VBI) | Pathophysiology, Risk Factors and Clinical Presentation

In this video i’m going to talk about clinical reasoning for pre-manipulative screening for vertebrobasilar insufficiency. Get our very own Assessment E-Book and mobile app links are in the video description. Hi and welcome back to Physiotututors, the vertebral artery supplies blood flow to the hind brain and courses through, the transverse foramina of the cervical levels from C6 to […]

Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease?

“Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease?” Salicylic acid, the active ingredient in aspirin, has been used for thousands of years as an anti-inflammatory pain killer in the form of willow tree bark extract, which Hippocrates used to treat fever and to alleviate pain during childbirth. It became trademarked as a drug in 1899, and remains to this […]

Fighting Against Heart Disease – Lynne Charbonneau

I’ve been involved with the Heart and Stroke Foundation for 10 years now. I am Deputy General Counsel of HSBC bank responsible for RBWM. For the Foundation I’m Chair of the Board in British Columbia and a member of the Finance and Audit Committee nationally. My work for the Foundation has been rewarding. I’ve met people from all walks of […]

NHS RightCare: Cardiovascular Disease focus pack

>>Matthew Cripps: Hello and welcome to your new Commissioning for Value focus packs. I’m Matthew Cripps and I am National Director of NHS RightCare. This short video will help you to work through the pack, highlighting key points and explaining what the data is showing. This collection of focus packs provides more detailed information for local health economies on the […]

Help Patients Take Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

[NARRATOR] One in four new prescriptions for hypertension medications are never filled. A major problem when 70% of U.S. adults over 65 have high blood pressure, and only half of them have it under control. Even hypertensive patients covered by Medicare Part D have high rates of non-adherence, too often skipping doses, taking the wrong amount, or stopping their medication […]