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Cardiology Nursing

News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists



CVD kills 51% of women while breast cancer kills 3%, warn doctors

6-Mar-2015

Cardiovascular disease remains the “top killer” of women in Europe, despite misconceptions that it is a “man’s disease”, cardiologists have highlighted.

NICE gives early backing to drug to prevent and treat blood clots

6-Mar-2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has provisionally recommended the drug apixaban (Eliquis) as an option for treating and preventing venous thromboembolism in adults.

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Latest research: cardiology

Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management

Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management Subscription Required

Nurses are increasingly likely to care for patients with type 2 diabetes. This learning unit will increase understanding of its causes, prevention, treatment and management.

Chest drains are used to release trapped air

Setting up a nurse-led chest drain clinic Subscription Required

Patients with ambulatory chest drains can be discharged home early if supported by review at a nurse-led clinic, patient information and a 24-hour helpline.

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An innovative way to overcome the tricky issue of visiting hours

2-Mar-2015

The topic of when and for how long relatives and friends can visit on hospital wards has long been a much discussed topic.

Body clock may have effect on sporting peak performance

Body clock may have effect on sporting peak performance

“Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold,” BBC News reports.

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