Workplace Stress Contributes to Cardiovascular Disease
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center have developed a model that demonstrates stressful employment... Read more
Cardiovascular Risk Assessment: Too Many Guidelines?
A review of 17 primary prevention guidelines on adult cardiovascular risk assessment shows considerable variation among different recommendations... Read more
Premature Menopause Increases Risk of Coronary Heart Disease
A study published by JAMA Cardiology evaluated the effect of age at onset of menopause and duration since onset of menopause on cardiovascular... Read more
Risk Factors, Outcomes of Infective Endocarditis after TAVR
According to a study published in JAMA , among patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement, younger age, male sex, history... 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
Airway Pressure Release Ventilation: What's Good About It?
The use of APRV has many proposed benefits for patients with lung injury.... Read more
Respiratory monitoring in the perioperative period
A recent large prospective cohort study conducted on different types... Read more
Leadership and Management in Cardiovascular Medicine
During the last fifty years, cardiovascular medicine has remarkably advanced... 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...
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...
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....
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,...