Mobile App Speeds Treatment for Heart Attack Patients
CodeHeart, a mobile app developed at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, allows heart attack patients to... Read more
Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Does Not Reduce Risk of Adverse Events
According to a study published in JAMA, an additional 18 months of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after coronary stent replacement did not... Read more
Anticoagulant Bivalirudin May Improve Outcomes Compared to Heparin
According to a study published in JAMA, patients who experienced a heart attack and underwent a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) show... Read more
Non-Primary Care Settings Can Improve Detection of Hypertension
According to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension , expanding blood pressure screenings to non-primary care settings can... Read more
Videos Help Heart Failure Patients Change Behaviour
Wellflix, a healthcare media start-up, has developed a new idea of a parting gift at discharge for congestive heart failure (CHF) patients.... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
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
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
Innovations in monitoring: from smartphones to wearables
This article describes recent advances and perspectives in cardiorespiratory... Read more
Glycaemic control in critically ill patients: how tight should it be?
There is still no widespread agreement around optimal targets for glucose... Read more
Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management
Crew Resource Management (CRM) human factors awareness training is a... Read more
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...
Automatic external defibrillator / with ECG monitor / public access FRED easyport SCHILLER
FRED easyport is an incredibly small and light pocket defibrillator, equipped with the effective and myocardium-saving defibrillation impulse called Multipulse Biowave. FRED easyport is the ideal companion for physicians, public service staff, even...
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...
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....