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Why wearable cardioverter defibrillators are underprescribed
Sudden cardiac death (SCD) – including out-of-hospital cardiac arrests – is responsible for over 300,000 deaths in the U.S. yearly. In 2002,... Read more
ASPREE: aspirin doesn't prolong disability-free survival in healthy seniors
Results of the Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) trial indicate that aspirin use in healthy elderly persons (70 years or... Read more
Wearable patch uses ultrasound to track blood pressure inside the body
Researchers have combined wireless and ultrasound technologies to develop a wearable patch that can monitor blood pressure (BP) in arteries... 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
The AKIpredictor: An Online Calculator to Predict Acute Kidney Injury
Acute kidney injury (AKI), a rapid decline in renal function, is... Read more
Animal-assisted activity in the intensive care unit
Outlines some basic considerations for ICU providers interested in i... Read more
How to Run Successful Rounds in the Intensive Care Unit
Rounds in the intensive care unit (ICU) allow for scheduled discussions... 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.
By lifting up the device cover, the FRED PA-1 starts up immediately and guides the rescuer step-by-step during the entire resuscitation process. The FRED PA-1 is available either as semi-automatic or fully automatic device.In its automatic version,...
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 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...
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...