News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists
A national survey suggests that slightly more than half of the older adults in the US are now taking a daily dose of aspirin as a method of trying to preventing a cardiovascular event.
Researchers have developed a new risk score which they claim can predict the 10-year risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke in patients aged 40 years or older in any country.
Latest research: cardiology
Use of anti-embolism stockings and intermittent pneumatic compression is widespread but health professionals need assistance on aspects of these treatment options.
Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants offer an alternative to warfarin and heparins for treating atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism.
In his recent report into whistleblowing Sir Robert Francis QC felt the need to call for legal protection for staff who raise concerns about care.
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