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Cardiology Nursing

News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists

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Faster heart rate could be 'novel' risk factor for diabetes


Measuring heart rate could identify individuals with a higher future risk of diabetes, according to an international team of researchers.

Taking statins linked with 30% lower stroke risk


Regular use of cholesterol lowering drugs is associated with a significantly lower risk of stroke in healthy older adults, according to a French study.

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IPF is the commonest type of ILD, and results in scarring in the lungs

Care planning in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Subscription Required

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive lung disorder requiring careful management in partnership with patients to slow its progress and optimise quality of life.

Anti-embolism stockings aid venous return in non-ambulatory patients

Best practice in the use of VTE prevention methods Subscription Required

Use of anti-embolism stockings and intermittent pneumatic compression is widespread but health professionals need assistance on aspects of these treatment options.

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Do student nurses need telling how great they are?


Last week we had the pleasure of hosting our fourth Student Nursing Times Awards.

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Diet swap study highlights bowel effects of western-style diet

Diet swap study highlights bowel effects of western-style diet

“Diet swap experiment reveals junk food’s harm to guts,” BBC News reports.