Authors

Atifur Rahman

MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ, Clinical Director, Coronary Care Unit, Gold Coast University Hospital, Southport, Qld; Associate Professor, Griffith University School of Medicine, Southport, Qld; Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Health science and Medicine, Bond University, Robina, Qld


Cardiovascular conditions and COVID-19

Although COVID-19 primarily affects the respiratory system, cardiovascular involvement is common, especially in individuals who are severely ill.


Aortic stenosis: Update in monitoring and management

This paper reviews the contemporary management of aortic stenosis, including signs and symptoms, echocardiography and decision making.


Cardiac murmurs in children

This review provides a simplified comprehensive update on cardiac murmurs and associated conditions in neonates and children.


Chest pain

This discussion emphasises the importance of accurately describing the nature of chest discomfort and using appropriate terminology to facilitate an appropriate diagnostic work-up.


Decades of progress

In this issue of AJGP, we cover a wide range of cardiovascular conditions that GPs encounter in everyday practice, providing up-to-date information and management guidelines.


Genetics in relation to cardiac diseases: Implications for general practitioners

This article explores the impact of genetics on cardiovascular diseases and its implications for GPs.


Editorial: Decades of progress – Evidence-based medicine’s role in reducing cardiovascular mortality

In this issue of AJGP, we cover a wide range of cardiovascular conditions that GPs encounter in everyday practice, providing up-to-date information and management guidelines.


Myocarditis and related complications of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Myocarditis and pericarditis need to be considered as a differential, especially in adolescents or young adults presenting with acute chest pain, shortness of breath or palpitations.


SARS-CoV-2 and the kidney

Our understanding of COVID-19-related renal disease and the effect of the infection in patients with renal disease is still evolving.