Flu Shot Protects Diabetics from CV Hospitalisations
A new study conducted with adults with type 2 diabetes in UK primary-care clinics shows that those who received the influenza shot had lower... Read more
Using Data to Minimise Pneumonia Risk After Cardiac Surgery
An article published in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery identifies a list of 17 patient characteristics that include age, race, smoking habits,... Read more
Resistant Hypertension Jeopardises Sleep Apnoea Patients' Heart Health
Findings of a new study shows that patients with resistant hypertension despite concurrent use of three antihypertensive drugs of different... 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
eHealth – transforming healthcare in disruptive times
Where is eHealth in Ireland heading and where could it lead us? ... Read more
The Role of Gamification and Engagement Design in the Future of Healthcare
Gamification is on the rise right now as a powerful tool to change... Read more
High Altitude Research and its Relevance to Critical Illness
Critical illness can be considered as the body’s failure to compensate... Read more
Automatic external defibrillator / with ECG monitor / public access FRED easyport SCHILLER
FRED easyport is an incredibly small and light pocket defibrillator, equipped with the effective and myocardium-saving defibrillation impulse called Multipulse Biowave. FRED easyport is the ideal companion for physicians, public service staff, even...
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 CNAP® Monitor 500 HD standalone is designed for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring in a wide range of applications, i.e. electrophysiology, operating theatres, critical- and intermediate care, emergency room and transport.
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...