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Better Outcomes with ESC Guideline Adherent Antithrombotic Management
Patients with atrial fibrillation who receive antithrombotic management according to ESC guidelines have better outcomes than those who do not,... Read more
ESC: E-health Vital for Reducing Burden of Cardiovascular Disease
European cardiology leaders have said that E-health is vital to win the battle against heart disease. The position paper was published today... Read more
Discontinuing Antihypertensive Therapy in Older Adults Does Not Improve Cognition
An article published by JAMA Internal Medicine claims that discontinuing antihypertensive therapy for patients 75 years or older does not... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss Heart Foundation. I initiated the foundation of the Herzstiftung Olten 25 years ago. I realised, that a national organisation has difficulty to reach people on the ground. National heart foundations are usually supporting cardiovascular research and besides are active in making... Read more
A gynaecardiologist means a cardiologist for women. I want better cardiovascular healthcare for females, but I also want a better position for female cardiologists. In the U.S. and many other countries the position of a female cardiologist is still very inferior compared to the male. I know that female cardiologists are more interested in the... Read more
Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic experience and intensive training. Despite how simple it sounds, becoming a cardiologist is in fact, not an easy task. It may be tough to get your foot in the door and it is indeed, a long process but with hard work and dedication, you’ll get there in the end. If you aspire... Read more
Embedding sustainability into clinical medicine and medical education
Why it should and how it can be done How one healthcare body is... Read more
Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units
The Economic Impact We studied the economic impact of omitting routine... Read more
How the simple ingredient of delight can transform healthcare
A small dose of ‘magic’ in the healthcare setting can lead to a more... Read more
Proven 6-channel ECG performance The most important cardiopulmonary function tests are combined in one single device: resting ECG and exercise ECG. Ready for networking with XML output.
Screening for atrial fibrillation by means of regularly performed self-measurements of cardiac rhythm using ECG is a stroke prevention measure recommended by renowned international experts. Heart rhythm disorders often occur only occasionally. That...
The Serie TEE is the first washer-disinfector specially designed for cardiac transesophageal probes . For efficiency of cardiology departments Safe and fully automated, this reliable and fast probe reprocessor offers a complete reprocessing...
Unbelievably small and light mechanical chest compression device In case of a sudden cardiac arrest, immediate chest compressions are required. Performing manual chest compressions well for an extended period of time is almost impossible. Thanks to...
Emergency monitor and defibrillator with touchscreen The DEFIGARD Touch 7 is an indispensable tool for rescuers. The device is extremely compact and offers the latest defibrillation technology in combination with comprehensive monitoring functions....