10 take-home messages for the management of bradycardia - new guidelines
The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association , and the Heart Rhythm Society have just released new guidelines for... Read more
Hypertension before age 40 poses heart/stroke event risk
A Duke Health-led study finds that young adults with high blood pressure before age 40 have greater risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD)... Read more
Does inhaled inorganic nitrite improve heart failure patients' exercise capacity?
According to a new study in JAMA, the use of an inhaler with inorganic nitrite was not effective in improving exercise capacity in patients... Read more
Using home BP data for assessing quality of hypertension care
A Viewpoint article in JAMA recommends that quality measure stewards allow healthcare organisations to use home blood pressure monitoring... Read more
Vitamin D important for cardiorespiratory fitness?
Vitamin D is commonly associated with healthy bones. New research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology suggests the... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
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
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
Helping healthcare face up to enterprise risk management
The Institute of Risk Management is bringing together best international... Read more
Future Leaders: What Healthcare Needs For Cybersecurity Risks
What, in your view, are the greatest threats facing the healthcare sector in... Read more
Aiming to heal 80 percent more hearts through the power of partnership
As a leading center in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, Oslo... Read more
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...
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....
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...
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...