Search Tag: acute heart failure

ICU Management

Sepsis Clinical Trials - Can Do Better?

2016 05 Apr

Mortality from sepsis remains high, and results of clinical trials have been disappointing. Changing trials design has the potential to improve treatment, according to leading experts in sepsis and acute heart failure. The results of their discussions, which were facilitated by the European Drug Development, are published in the Journal of Intensive... Read more

Cardiology Management

First European Advice Published for Acute Heart Failure

2016 22 Feb

Advice for emergency care for patients with acute heart failure was published for the first time in the European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care.Despite the fact that acute heart failure is associated with a high risk of death, effective care guidelines lag behind nearly 30 years. Only half of patients who are discharged with acute heart failure... Read more

Cardiology Management

Heart Failure 2016

2016 06 Jan

Heart Failure is the annual congress of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC, established as the world's leading heart failure congress, where strategies for a universal approach in the prevention and treatment of heart failure are made. Following two successful editions in Athens and Seville, Heart Failure 2016 will present the 3rd World Congress... Read more

Cardiology Management

Time of Essence in Acute Heart Failure

2015 22 May

In joint recommendations published in the European Heart Journal, urgent diagnosis and treatment in acute heart failure is critical. The paper is the result of collaboration between the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the European Society for Emergency Medicine and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine... Read more

Cardiology Management

Blood Sugar Levels Can Predict Risk of Early Death

2015 09 Jan

According to new evidence, checking the blood sugar levels of people who arrive at hospital emergency departments with acute heart failure could play an important role in identifying patients who are at high risk of early death, further hospitalisations or the development of other health problems such as diabetes. The study has been published online... Read more


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