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Cardiology Nursing

News and practice for cardiology nurse specialists

CVD kills 51% of women while breast cancer kills 3%, warn doctors


Cardiovascular disease remains the “top killer” of women in Europe, despite misconceptions that it is a “man’s disease”, cardiologists have highlighted.

NICE gives early backing to drug to prevent and treat blood clots


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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Latest research: cardiology

Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management

Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management Subscription Required

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.

Chest drains are used to release trapped air

Setting up a nurse-led chest drain clinic Subscription Required

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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An innovative way to overcome the tricky issue of visiting hours


The topic of when and for how long relatives and friends can visit on hospital wards has long been a much discussed topic.

Body clock may have effect on sporting peak performance

Body clock may have effect on sporting peak performance

“Our internal body clock has such a dramatic impact on sporting ability that it could alter the chances of Olympic gold,” BBC News reports.



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