Heart Failure Congress: Record Abstract Submissions
Nearly 2,000 abstracts have been submitted to the scientific committee of Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure.... Read more
Good Communication Helps Improve Heart Patient Outcomes
New research findings support evidence showing that effective patient-physician communication has a positive effect on the patient's health.... Read more
Study: Anticoagulant Apixaban Better than Warfarin
Patients with atrial fibrillation have a substantially reduced risk of dangerous bleeding in the brain ("intracranial haemorrhage") when taking... Read more
Cardiac Arrest Patients Do Better If Admitted to Specialist Centre
For cardiac arrest patients, admission to a specialist heart centre rather than to the nearest general hospital is associated with improved... 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
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection
The ICU Response Infection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome... Read more
ICU Management Welcomes New Editorial Board Members
Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, has welcomed three dis... Read more
Machine learning detecting early brain tumour presence
M a c hi ne l ea r n i n g a l g o r... Read more
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...
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,...
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....