Cardiologists embrace new terminology

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 19 May 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1207
  1. Crispin Fisher (, general practitioner
  1. Marches Surgery, Leominster

    Viewed from the plain speaking world of general practice, cardiologists seem to be rivalling dermatologists in developing an ever changing array of terms for conditions they encounter. One particularly disingenuous example recently came my way.

    Five years ago, our practice purchased an automated defibrillator. …

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