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Cardiology Nursing

News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists

Combining statin with antibiotic can 'increase risk of adverse events'


Combining the antibiotic clarithromycin with some statins increases the risk of adverse events, which may lead to hospital admission in older patients, according to Canadian researchers.


Yoga as ‘effective as exercise’ for cutting cardiovascular risk


There is “promising evidence” that yoga is a potentially effective therapy improving cardiovascular health, according to researchers.  

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Why are so many student nurses experiencing “bad” placements?


Last week, I received an email from a student nurse wanting to ask the Student Nursing Times community for some advice.

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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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