In this podcast, James Cave (Editor-in-Chief) and David Phizackerley (Deputy Editor) talk about the February 2023 issue of DTB. They discuss concerns over a national initiative in England to transfer people with atrial fibrillation to edoxaban from other DOACs (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/61/2/18). They review a study that examined whether the correct dose of DOAC was used in people with renal impairment (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/61/2/21). They talk about the use of empagliflozin in people with heart failure (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/61/2/22) and finish with an overview of an article that discusses prescribing for pregnancy for those with inflammatory rheumatic disease (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/61/2/24).
60th anniversary interview with Dr John Dowden: https://soundcloud.com/bmjpodcasts/dtb-60th-anniversary-podcast-interview-john-dowden
Trends in direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) prescribing in English primary care (2014–2019): https://heart.bmj.com/content/109/3/195
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