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Cardiology Nursing

News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists



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Nursing team designs ‘transitioning website’ for young patients

27-Nov-2014

A nurse-led project at a specialist heart hospital is pioneering an innovative website for young adults transitioning from children’s services.

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Overweight seven year olds likely to be obese by 11, warns study

27-Nov-2014

One in five children born in the UK at the beginning of the new century was obese by the age of 11, the latest evidence from a long-term study has suggested.

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Is chest pain always an emergency?

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Chest pain is a complex symptom with a variety of causes. It is essential that health professionals have good communication skills to ensure an accurate diagnosis

Using music to maintain the correct rhythm during CPR

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Achieving the recommended compression rate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation can be difficult, but music can help to improve skills in the short term

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'Why do so many patients with COPD still have no access to specialist nurses?'

24-Nov-2014

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) must come to terms with having a progressive and incurable disease that will increasingly limit their capacity for physical activity, and is almost certain to cause their death. And the fact that it affects the ability to breathe means they are constantly reminded of this frightening prospect.

High-salt diet linked to 1.6 million heart deaths

High-salt diet linked to 1.6 million heart deaths

“Salty diet ‘causes 1.6 million deaths worldwide each year’,” reports The Daily Telegraph.

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