Patient Resources

Atrial Fibrillation - Newer anticoagulants

Atrial Fibrillation - Stroke risk calculator

Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Vasular Events. Lancet Article

Blood Pressure.  How and when to measure?

Blood Pressure. Who makes a good automatic cuff?

Cholesterol Levels. Do I need to fast?  Probably not.

Carotid Disease.  What to do?

Coronary Angioplastyhttp://fivethirtyeight.com/features/whats-the-optimal-speed-for-exercise/

Coronary Stenting

Controlling Medication Costs

Dietary Calcium and Cardiac Death

Diet - Government’s Bad Diet Advice

Dietary Calcium and Mortality  - More Data

Disabled Placard

Dollars for Docs. Who is getting paid what?

EP Documents

Exercise - What is the Optimal Speed?

Fat: The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease

Fish Oil Doesn't Work for Primary Prevention (Sorry)

Healthy Living Blog

HOPE Trial

How Long Will I Live?  Social Security Actuarial Life Table.  What about if I smoke?

Indications Carotid Endartectomy

Medication Costs. By using a coupon from GoodRx.com you receive the lowest self-pay rate. Might even be cheaper than your insurance co-pay rate.  Check out the silly video to see how it works. Or here for the Silicon Valley inside story.

Niacin Doesn't Work Either

NSAID Risks  Naprosyn is Safest

Physician Resources  Secure Site

Radiation Doses for Various Diagnostic Tests & here

Risk Calculator: ACC/AHA (Excel download) 

Risk Calculator: Framingham Vascular Risk Score

Risk Calculator: SPARC Atrial Fibrillation Risk Calculator  Includes CHADS2, CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED

Should I take a statin?

Statins Might Reduce Dementia

Surgery While on Anticoagulation

SYNTAX Score Calculator

Vitamin Study

Vitamin Study #2 

Who Smokes?

Why Most Published Research Findings are False.  A fascinating and rigorous analysis of why there is so much uncertainly in medicine.

X-Ray RIsks

1980 Bug 027

Hound's Tooth - Bugaboos British Columbia 1980