Hospitalisation for Heart Attack, Heart Failure: Lower Risk of Death, Higher Readmission Rate
Among older men with heart attack, heart failure or pneumonia, hospitalisation at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals was associated with lower... Read more
Cardiac Rehab Programmes: Women-only or Mixed-sex?
Despite the fact that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women globally and women who have an acute coronary heart event... Read more
Preventing Heart Disease in Women - Which Guidelines?
Nanette K. Wenger, MD, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Emeritus, Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA), has published a clear... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that this tool, so commonly associated with doctors, is at a crossroads. Having been in use for nearly two centuries, the stethoscope is in the midst of a debate with respect to its utility in healthcare. Over the years, medical technology has advanced to a great extent. The sounds... Read more
Would you use a dirty ultrasound probe on yourself?
Making the ultrasound scan a safer examination. A sonographer... Read more
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection
The ICU Response Infection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome... Read more
Clinical Benefits of Rapid Pathogen Testing with PCR/ESI-MS
Dr. Mark Wilks, Clinical Scientist, Microbiology at Barts Health NHS... Read more
The Task Force® Monitor is the all‐in‐one workstation for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic and autonomic assessment. It is the state‐of‐the‐art diagnostic tool to study syncope and autoregulation of blood pressure and has further established as an...
The CNAP® Monitor represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...