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Smoking - Strongest Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has warned that all forms of smoking are bad for the heart. The warning comes just ahead of World No Tobacco... Read more
Remote Ischaemic Preconditioning Reduces Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery
According to a study published in JAMA, the use of remote ischaemic preconditioning reduced the rate of kidney injury and the need for dialysis... Read more
Depression Increases Mortality Risk in Heart Failure Patients
According to results from the OPERA-HF study presented at Heart Failure 2015, moderate to severe depression is associated with a 5-fold increased... Read more
EuroHeartCare 2015 Programme Includes Cutting Edge Research
The cardiovascular nursing event of the year is heading south to Croatia and will be held in Dubrovnik, 14-15 June 2015. EuroHeartCare is the... 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
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Immunocompromised Patients with ARDS
Improved Outcomes of Immunocompromised Patients Admitted to the ICU... Read more
Clinical audit: the pilot Eurosafe Imaging Star project
Lessons learned from using the European Society of Radiology clinical... Read more
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....
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...
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...
By lifting up the device cover, the FRED PA-1 starts up immediately and guides the rescuer step-by-step during the entire resuscitation process. The FRED PA-1 is available either as semi-automatic or fully automatic device.In its automatic version,...