News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists
Half of all patients who survive a cardiac arrest experience problems with cognitive functions such as memory and attention, according to Swedish researchers.
A national survey suggests that slightly more than half of the older adults in the US are now taking a daily dose of aspirin as a method of trying to preventing a cardiovascular event.
Latest research: cardiology
Use of anti-embolism stockings and intermittent pneumatic compression is widespread but health professionals need assistance on aspects of these treatment options.
Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants offer an alternative to warfarin and heparins for treating atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism.
A few weeks ago I went to see Still Alice and cried. Despite close contact with people with dementia it was a shock to see a middle-aged woman with the condition, her rapid decline and the impact her illness had on those around her. As a woman in my fifties I was also frightened by what the future might hold.
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