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Atrial Fibrillation Explained Course and Digital Journal

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Price: US$79.00

Got the Book?  Now get the course!

Due to popular demand Doctor Warrick Bishop, the author of the #1 Internationally Best Selling Book, "Atrial Fibrillation Explained" has now recorded a course to help you to learn more about this disease and how to better manage it. 

This Course is For You, if You:

  • have atrial fibrillation or know someone who does
  • are a doctor wanting a straight-forward refresher or a book you can recommend to your patients
  • need to know that you are not alone
  • want to know what’s going on with your heart
  • come from a family with ‘bad’ hearts
  • would enjoy an informative read about a very common condition
  • believe that understanding assists with better management

What's in the Course?

  • 8 Main Videos - This course contains 8 main videos covering the key areas.
  • Book Bonus Videos - In addition to the 8 main Atrial Fibrillation Course Videos, you also get access to the bonus videos that accompany the purchase of Atrial Fibrillation Explained.
  • Colour Journal-  You will receive a full-colour copy of the Atrial Fibrillation Explained Journal.

Lesson Overview:
This is an overview of what you'll be learning with the Atrial Fibrillation Course:

An Overview
I'd like to welcome you to Atrial Fibrillation Explained, the journal and the course. We're moving through the journal at the moment, and the journal and the course reflect really, the book, Atrial Fibrillation Explained.

In this video, we'll be covering an overview, and if you want to go to the book for more information on that, check out chapter one.

Atrial Fibrillation: Who and Why?
Age is probably the most significant contributor to the development of the rhythm but other factors such as structural abnormality of the heart, where and tear from high blood pressure, stress from being overweight and bad sleep can be implicated and so can too much alcohol.

Emotional stress and stress from such things as infection can also be significant contributors to the development of atrial fibrillation.

Making the diagnosis
The way the electrical system of the heart works is just amazing, every cell having the ability to trigger a contraction but the cells in the top part of the right atrium set the beat that the rest of the heart marches to.

The ECG is a way we can look at the electrical activity of the heart as it begins at the top of the heart and moves through to the bottom of the heart giving rise to coordinated synchronized contractions. Atrial fibrillation is a loss of the synchronicity of the top part of the heart.

Gathering information
When the diagnosis of atrial fibrillation is made, there is a requirement for the doctor to start collecting information to help inform future management decisions. There are some common tests are performed and information that is gathered.

Slowing the heart beat, thinning the blood
When we are confronted with atrial fibrillation, there are two things we are generally looking to address. The first thing we want to do is reduce symptoms and generally this requires Heart rate regulation. The other thing that we want to do is look to reduce the risk of stroke from clot forming in the recess of the left atrium called the left atrial appendage.

Restoring and maintaining normal rhythm
The decision to try and return people to normal rhythm or to accept that they may remain in permanent atrial fibrillation is complex and will generally be made by the treating cardiologist in conjunction with discussion with the patient understanding the features that would favor one treatment strategy or the other.

Complicated situations
As is always the case, life was never meant to be easy and so difficult situations arise where the complexity of a particular patients needs have to be met with the best possible medical outcome for that individual.
Medication Goals
Why do we talk about goals? Why do we talk about targets? Very simply, it’s because over time our research has shown us that if we get certain variables to certain targets, we can improve outcomes. A very simple example in the space that we’re talking about is people who have had heart attacks, who we then look to lower their cholesterol.

Bonus Worksheets:

  • Food Journal
  • Emergency Contact Form
  • Cholesterol Levels Tracker Chart
  • Healthy Habits Chart
  • Health Record Tracker For Adults
  • Medical Appointment
  • Medical History Checklist
  • Side Effects Tracker
  • Weight Loss Tracker
  • Patient Weight Assessment
  • My Weight Loss
  • Blood Pressure Tracking Chart
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Description

Got the Book?  Now get the course!

Due to popular demand Doctor Warrick Bishop, the author of the #1 Internationally Best Selling Book, "Atrial Fibrillation Explained" has now recorded a course to help you to learn more about this disease and how to better manage it. 

This Course is For You, if You:

  • have atrial fibrillation or know someone who does
  • are a doctor wanting a straight-forward refresher or a book you can recommend to your patients
  • need to know that you are not alone
  • want to know what’s going on with your heart
  • come from a family with ‘bad’ hearts
  • would enjoy an informative read about a very common condition
  • believe that understanding assists with better management

What's in the Course?

  • 8 Main Videos - This course contains 8 main videos covering the key areas.
  • Book Bonus Videos - In addition to the 8 main Atrial Fibrillation Course Videos, you also get access to the bonus videos that accompany the purchase of Atrial Fibrillation Explained.
  • Colour Journal-  You will receive a full-colour copy of the Atrial Fibrillation Explained Journal.

Lesson Overview:
This is an overview of what you'll be learning with the Atrial Fibrillation Course:

An Overview
I'd like to welcome you to Atrial Fibrillation Explained, the journal and the course. We're moving through the journal at the moment, and the journal and the course reflect really, the book, Atrial Fibrillation Explained.

In this video, we'll be covering an overview, and if you want to go to the book for more information on that, check out chapter one.

Atrial Fibrillation: Who and Why?
Age is probably the most significant contributor to the development of the rhythm but other factors such as structural abnormality of the heart, where and tear from high blood pressure, stress from being overweight and bad sleep can be implicated and so can too much alcohol.

Emotional stress and stress from such things as infection can also be significant contributors to the development of atrial fibrillation.

Making the diagnosis
The way the electrical system of the heart works is just amazing, every cell having the ability to trigger a contraction but the cells in the top part of the right atrium set the beat that the rest of the heart marches to.

The ECG is a way we can look at the electrical activity of the heart as it begins at the top of the heart and moves through to the bottom of the heart giving rise to coordinated synchronized contractions. Atrial fibrillation is a loss of the synchronicity of the top part of the heart.

Gathering information
When the diagnosis of atrial fibrillation is made, there is a requirement for the doctor to start collecting information to help inform future management decisions. There are some common tests are performed and information that is gathered.

Slowing the heart beat, thinning the blood
When we are confronted with atrial fibrillation, there are two things we are generally looking to address. The first thing we want to do is reduce symptoms and generally this requires Heart rate regulation. The other thing that we want to do is look to reduce the risk of stroke from clot forming in the recess of the left atrium called the left atrial appendage.

Restoring and maintaining normal rhythm
The decision to try and return people to normal rhythm or to accept that they may remain in permanent atrial fibrillation is complex and will generally be made by the treating cardiologist in conjunction with discussion with the patient understanding the features that would favor one treatment strategy or the other.

Complicated situations
As is always the case, life was never meant to be easy and so difficult situations arise where the complexity of a particular patients needs have to be met with the best possible medical outcome for that individual.
Medication Goals
Why do we talk about goals? Why do we talk about targets? Very simply, it’s because over time our research has shown us that if we get certain variables to certain targets, we can improve outcomes. A very simple example in the space that we’re talking about is people who have had heart attacks, who we then look to lower their cholesterol.

Bonus Worksheets:

  • Food Journal
  • Emergency Contact Form
  • Cholesterol Levels Tracker Chart
  • Healthy Habits Chart
  • Health Record Tracker For Adults
  • Medical Appointment
  • Medical History Checklist
  • Side Effects Tracker
  • Weight Loss Tracker
  • Patient Weight Assessment
  • My Weight Loss
  • Blood Pressure Tracking Chart
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Reviews
Amazon Customer

Reviewed on 5th Oct 2023

Excellent review of AF and treatment

I've just read it straight through it's that good.

Clear well written knowledgeable author I highly recommend this as an AF sufferer.

Amazon Customer

Reviewed on 5th Oct 2023

A clear and concise explanation that is really helpful to non-medical people, without being condescendingly over-simple

This book successfully explains a complex subject in language that a normal intelligent person can understand. As a person with the condition, it has helped me understand the causes, and what contribution I myself can make to minimise the effects. It also assisted me to fully comprehend the cocktail of pharmacies proposed and implemented by my specialist doctor. The writer clarifies how each piece of the jigsaw works in combination to enable me to continue enjoying a satisfactory lifestyle, while minimising the chance of dangerous medical emergencies caused by the AF condition.

Doug Parkinson

Reviewed on 5th Oct 2023

How your heart works and how to deal with irregularities

For anyone experiencing AF or just interested for any reason this book is perfect.
The author Dr Warrick Bishop is a leading specialist in heart function and disease, with the ability and desire to communicate in ordinary language.
If before reading this book you didn’t understand Atrial Fibrillation, you certainly will by the time you have finished it.
A pleasant portrayal and a pleasure to read,further enhanced by the use of real case examples, this book is almost hard to put down.
Get your copy and enhance your health through the knowledge you will gain.

Jimih4213

Reviewed on 5th Oct 2023

Great explanation of AF and it's treatment

An easily read guide for someone who, like me, has AF. Thanks! I have a biological science background and so much of the terminology was easily understandable . I recommend this book if you want to find out about AF.

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