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Outcomes and costs of coronary procedures: VA vs. non-VA hospitals
The Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Care (CC) Programme supplements VA care with community-based medical services. A new study comparing the... Read more
Study: AF hospital mortality risk higher in rural areas
According to researchers in the U.S., urban-rural differences exist when it comes to the risk of hospital mortality among patients with atrial... Read more
Report: U.S. needs to prioritise cardiovascular disease
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) highlights the need for the United States to prioritise... 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
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
Bringing new technologies to anaesthesia: are we there yet?
Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD, is Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice... Read more
Evidenced-based ICU Organisation: Interview with Professor Jeremy Kahn
Jeremy Kahn is Professor of Critical Care, Medicine and Health Policy... 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...
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.
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...