Recognising the 'Subtle Symptoms' Before a Heart Attack
Chest pain may be the most common symptom of a heart attack but there are other, subtle symptoms that can occur hours, days, even weeks before... Read more
Sex-gender-specific Treatments for Diabetic Patients
Cardiovascular complications associated with diabetes are among the most important causes of death in diabetic patients. As "sex-gender differences"... Read more
Calcified Plaque Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults
A major study published in JAMA Cardiology indicates that the mere presence of any calcified coronary plaque, also called coronary artery calcium... Read more
E-Cigarettes: What a Practising Cardiologist Needs to Know
Should E-cigarettes be tolerated, or even favoured over tobacco, as a less harmful substitute for those unable to stop smoking tobacco? Although... Read more
Does Cardioversion for AF Improve Quality of Life?
It seems at first glance to be self-evident that sinus rhythm is preferable to atrial fibrillation (AF). However, even with decades of observational... Read more
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
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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
Implementing Dose Monitoring Software In A Radiology Department
MEETING THE CHALLENGES Implementation Considerations Before planning... Read more
Separate and concentrate― a sustainable business model for general hospitals?
Reducing management complexity in patient care. Research shows... Read more
Pain management through multimodal analgesia in the ICU
Overview and focus on regional anaesthesia Opioid dependency... Read more
The Task Force® Monitor is the all‐in‐one workstation for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic and autonomic assessment. It is the state‐of‐the‐art diagnostic tool to study syncope and autoregulation of blood pressure and has further established as an...
The CNAP® Monitor represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...