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Cardiology Nursing

News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists



Commonly used antibiotic 'increases cardiac risk', study suggests

Commonly used antibiotic 'increases cardiac risk', suggests study

20-Aug-2014

A commonly used antibiotic has been linked to a higher risk of deaths from heart problems, new research suggests.

Nurse staffing levels linked to weekend death rates from stroke

19-Aug-2014

Stroke patients are more likely to die in units with lower nurse staffing levels at weekends, according to latest UK research.

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Cardiac arrest equipment to support circulation

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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

Cardiac arrest equipment to support airway

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Cardiac arrest trolleys should contain all the equipment necessary to deal with an adult cardiac arrest. Nurses must be familiar with and know how to use their contents

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When was the last time you really talked about suicide?

18-Aug-2014

If anyone ever needed irrefutable evidence that depression doesn’t discriminate, the death of Robin Williams is surely it.

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Running 7 minutes a day 'halves heart death risk'

Running 7 minutes a day 'halves heart death risk'

“Running for just a few minutes each day can reduce the risk of dying from heart disease,” The Guardian reports.

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