- #AHA18: New physical activity guidelines – a decade later
- #AHA18: Just in - new cholesterol management guidelines
- #AHA18: Stress doubles the risk of Type 2 diabetes in women
- Cardiologists and radiologists need to work together – IDoR 2018
- 10 take-home messages for the management of bradycardia - new guidelines
#ESC2018: Study - need to revise guidelines on dairy intake
New research findings tend to dispute current advice that limiting dairy consumption is good for your health. Dairy products have been found... Read more
Simple lab score diagnoses heart attack faster than current methods
A simple laboratory score provides a safer and faster way to diagnose patients who visit the emergency department with heart attack symptoms.... Read more
Low-dose triple combination pill improves blood pressure treatment
Among patients with mild to moderate hypertension, treatment with a pill containing low doses of three antihypertensive drugs led to an... Read more
Study: BMI is positively associated with blood pressure
There is a positive correlation between body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure, according to data from a large ongoing study of 1.7 million... Read more
Important travel safety tips for people with heart disease
Summertime is usually a good time to travel for many people, either to make that much awaited family visit or have their dream vacation... 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
Developing the Role of CIO in Healthcare Management: From "the IT Guy" to CIO
The chief information officer (CIO)—also known as the chief d... Read more
Screening with Breast Tomosynthesis : An Emerging Reality
The amount of clinical proof for the efficacy of Tomosynthesis in screening... Read more
The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble
A EURO-AMERICAN JUMBLE We argue that a jumble of rules, proto... Read more
Caring for critically ill immunocompromised patients
We can do better! Élie Azoulay, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine... Read more
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,...
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...
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....
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...