Atrial Fibrillation Explained: Understanding The Next Cardiac Epidemic

It is very likely that you or someone you love is one of the 30 million people worldwide who have the 'irregularly irregular' heartbeat of atrial fibrillation. Or, it is possible that you may be among the people who do not realise they have this highly unpredictable condition, the impact of which can range from inconvenience to blackout, heart failure or stroke. This book is a must-read for you. More

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About Warrick Bishop

Dr Warrick Bishop MBBS, FRACP, Cardiologist

Dr Warrick Bishop graduated from the University of Tasmania, School of Medicine in 1988. He worked in the Northern Territory and subsequently commenced his specialist training in Adelaide, South Australia. He completed his advanced training in cardiology in Hobart, Tasmania, becoming a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 1997.

He has worked predominately in private practise combined with public sessions. In 2009 Warrick undertook training in CT Cardiac Coronary Angiography, being the first cardiologist in Tasmania with this specialist recognition. This area of imaging fits well with Warrick’s interest in preventative cardiology.

Warrick has developed a particular interest in diabetic related risk of coronary artery disease, specifically related to eating guidelines and lipid profiles. He is a recognised examiner for the Royal Australian College of Physicians and is regularly involved with teaching of medical students and junior doctors.

Warrick is a member of the Clinical Issues Committee of the Australian Heart Foundation which provides input into issues of significance for the management of heart patients, a member of the Australian Atherosclerosis Society, and a participant on the panel of “interested parties” to develop a model of care and national registry for Familial Hypercholesterolaemia.

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