News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists
Advising patients to spend more time spent standing rather than sitting could improve levels of blood glucose, fat and cholesterol, according to an Australian study.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has provisionally recommended edoxaban tosylate (Lixiana) for treating and preventing the recurrence of potentially fatal blood clots.
Latest research: cardiology
Occipital nerve injections to treat occipital neuralgia are often administered by doctors, but a nurse-led clinic proved to be more favourable with patients.
Acute kidney injury is a common but serious disorder. Knowing how it can develop enables prevention and early detection, leading to better outcomes for patients.
There is more to planning a hospital discharge than ordering medications and booking the transport. All the care and treatment that patients receive while in hospital can be compromised if their discharge home leaves them vulnerable.
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