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- Digital learning and the cardiologist of the future
- Effect of breakfast on weight change and energy intake
- Machine learning tool to recognise cardiac arrest in emergency calls
#ESC2018: Deep forehead wrinkles signal higher risk for cardiovascular mortality
According to research presented at the ESC Congress 2018, people who have lots of deep forehead wrinkles, more than is typical for their... Read more
#ESC2018: Vacations are linked to lower death rates
More than making lifestyle changes, new research shows that managing stress is also important in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease... Read more
#ESC2018: Want to live longer? Avoid low-carb diets
A diet that's low in carbohydrates and high in protein is what many people take in order to lose weight. But low carbohydrate diets have... Read more
#ESC2018: Study - need to revise guidelines on dairy intake
New research findings tend to dispute current advice that limiting dairy consumption is good for your health. Dairy products have been found... Read more
Simple lab score diagnoses heart attack faster than current methods
A simple laboratory score provides a safer and faster way to diagnose patients who visit the emergency department with heart attack symptoms.... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
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
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
Effects of smoking on carotid artery structures and haemodynamics
Role of radiographer in ultrasound assessment. A study to assess... Read more
Developing the Role of CIO in Healthcare Management: From "the IT Guy" to CIO
The chief information officer (CIO)—also known as the chief d... Read more
The Connex® Spot Monitor features an easy-to-use, vivid touchscreen display and provides accurate vital signs measurement including blood pressure averaging, spot checking, interval monitoring and custom scoring across patient populations. The device...
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...
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...
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...