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November 2021 Br J Cardiol 2021;28:148–52 doi:10.5837/bjc.2021.050

Piloting structured focused TTE in outpatients during the COVID-19 pandemic: ‘old habits die hard’

Kay Dowling, Amanda Colling, Harriet Walters, Badrinathan Chandrasekaran, Helen Rimington

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Introduction Performing a transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) usually involves an echocardiographer and a patient spending about 30 minutes in close proximity. This presents a risk for COVID-19 transmission for them both. In March 2020, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) released guidance about inpatient scanning advocating triage of requests, targeted scanning and use of personal protective equipment (PPE).1 Their subsequent COVID-19 recovery advice relating to outpatient services outlined risk mitigation and performing ‘as focused a study as the referral allows’ if the patient had been sc

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January 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:45-48

A comparison of once- versus twice-weekly supervised phase III cardiac rehabilitation

Helen J Arnold, Louise Sewell, Sally J Singh

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September 2003 Br J Cardiol 2003;10:367-0

The introduction of a new service for direct current cardioversion (DCCV) for atrial fibrillation in a district general hospital

Jennie Walsh, David A Sandler, Charlie Elliot, Andy Challands

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