Theresa Winter, an Essex-based specialist cardiac nurse, was fortunately on hand last month to successfully give cardiopulmonary resuscitation to a dog walker who had collapsed in the street.
There is an anticoagulant “treatment gap” in patients with the form of atrial fibrillation (AF) that comes and goes, according to UK researchers.
The established practice that all heart attack patients should routinely receive beta-blockers has been challenged by UK researchers.
Two UK studies have revealed the potential dangers to health from Western society’s increasingly sedentary lifestyles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.