News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists
Cardiovascular disease remains the “top killer” of women in Europe, despite misconceptions that it is a “man’s disease”, cardiologists have highlighted.
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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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.
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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