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Cardiology Nursing

News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists



UV rays may reduce diabetes risk

Exposure to more UV rays may reduce diabetes risk

24-Oct-2014

Exposure to sunshine may protect against weight gain and diabetes, new research suggests.

Blood pathology

NICE backs rivaroxaban for post-MI clot prevention

23-Oct-2014

A pill that could help prevent blood clots in people who have suffered heart attacks has been been recommended for use on the NHS by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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Is chest pain always an emergency?

Is chest pain always an emergency? Subscription Required

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

Using music to maintain the correct rhythm during CPR Subscription Required

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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What happens if a naso-gastric tube gets knotted?

20-Oct-2014

Just because a procedure is common, and generally problem free, does not mean there are no dangers that staff need to watch out for

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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