Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Atifur Rahman

Email: atifur@hotmail.com
FRACP, FCSANZ, Clinical Director of Coronary Care Unit, Gold Coast University Hospital, Associate Professor, Griffith University School of Medicine and Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD. atifur@hotmail.com

New oral anticoagulants and perioperative management of anticoagulant/antiplatelet agents

A number of different medications, including oral anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents, are increasingly being used in the treatment of different clinical conditions. Oral anticoagulation in the...


CaseAP is a male, aged 20 years, who presents to your practice with chest pains that commenced the preceding night, now exceeding 12 hours in duration.History takingChest pain is a common...

Pericarditis Clinical features and management

Pericarditis is an important diagnosis to consider in a patient presenting with chest pain. It is diagnosed in 5% of patients presenting to hospital emergency departments with chest pain in the...


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