News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists
Communication skills and staff training form part of new proposals to improve the care given to patients with lifelong heart problems by the NHS in England.
Many heart attack patients are missing out on potentially life-saving aspects of care, a new study suggests.
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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
Nurses should know the contents of the cardiac arrest trolley, what each item does and how it should be used, and how often equipment should be checked
Most nurses experience it right at the start. It could be on the bus to your first day of placement, when you have the urge to lean over and tell a stranger that you’re a nurse by the way.
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