Regular contact and information provided by nurses trained in case management can lead to health improvements in patients recovering after a myocardial infarction.
The high profile specialist provider Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust has been given a “requires improvement” rating by the Care Quality Commission.
Side effects from statins are the strongest predictor of failure to meet low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol targets, according to Norwegian researchers.
Treatment in intensive care does not necessarily benefit patients experiencing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or heart failure exacerbations, or even acute heart attacks, suggests a study.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has been urged to take national guidelines into consideration when deciding if nurses have made correct decisions on attempting cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
A nurse educator and specialist in resuscitation had to use his expertise and experience for real on Good Friday in front of 12,000 football supporters.
Patients who know they are on statins are more likely to report muscle pain and weakness than those who are unaware they are taking the drug, according to new research.
Patients who use commonly prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to treat pain and inflammation could be raising their risk of having a heart attack, suggests a Canadian study.
Men and women with heart failure have a higher risk of death than people with some of the most common types of cancer, according to a new UK study.
A large study of 3.5 million people has found that apparently “healthy” obese people are still at higher risk of cardiovascular disease events than the general population.