Clinical Calculators Over-estimate Risk of Heart Attack
According to results of a study by investigators at John Hopkins and other institutions, most risk calculators used by clinicians to gauge a... Read more
European Coronary Patients Not Meeting Treatment Targets
The latest findings from EUROASPIRE IV, largest survey of coronary care in Europe, show that most coronary patients in Europe are failing to... Read more
Fondaparinux Versus Heparin: Lower Risk of Bleeding and Death
According to a study published in JAMA, patients who receive fondaparinux after a certain type of heart attack had a lower risk of major bleeding... Read more
Patients Not Following Latest Prevention Guidelines
Coronary patients in Europe are not meeting lifestyle, therapeutic and risk factor targets after hospitalisation A new approach to the secondary... 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
Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence
The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine... Read more
Potential Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Muscle Wasting in Early Critical Illness
This review will briefly discuss the potential role of nutrition and... 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.
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...
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...