Cardiology MCQ 18.5.15

Q. All of the following are effective in the management of reflex syncope except A. Life style modifications like avoiding triggers B. Physical counterpressure maneuvers C. Beta blockers D. Cardiac pacing in patients with cardioinhibitory reflex syncope Explanation: According to ESC guideline 2009, beta blockers are no longer recommended and have been given class III […]

Revised Jones Criteria for Acute Rheumatic Fever – 2015 guideline

Acute rheumatic fever remains a serious healthcare concern for the majority of the world’s population despite its decline in incidence in Europe and North America. This statement reviews the historic Jones criteria used to diagnose acute rheumatic fever in the context of the current epidemiology of the disease and updates those criteria to also taking into account the […]

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