Cardiology

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

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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

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Dr. Frederic Michard MD, PhD

Innovations in monitoring: from smartphones to wearables

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Glycaemic control in critically ill patients: how tight should it be?

There is still no widespread agreement around optimal targets for glucose...

 Osama Elhassan

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National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

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Dr. Marck Haerkens MD

Implementation Challenges of Crew Resource Management

Crew Resource Management (CRM) human factors awareness training is a...

 Marie Ennis-O'Connor BA, MIAPR

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