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Cardiology Management

Treatment Options for Heart Failure

2017 21 Feb

Patients who have experienced shortness of breath or fatigue – and have become less active as a result – could be experiencing heart failure. These patients should immediately take action as waiting to address these symptoms can do more damage, according to experts at Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute.See Also: Recognising the 'Subtle Symptoms'... Read more

Cardiology Management

Recognising the 'Subtle Symptoms' Before a Heart Attack

2017 14 Feb

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 a heart attack, according to a Stony Brook expert.See Also: Insomnia and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Pamela Kostic, RN, CCCC, Stony Brook Heart Institute Certified Cardiovascular Care Coordinator, explains... Read more

Executive Health Management

Work Time Control Enhances Physicians' Sleep and Wellbeing

2015 05 Jan

Physicians' work schedules are an important determinant of their own wellbeing and that of their patients. A new  study published in Applied Ergonomics aimed to determine whether allowing physicians control over their work hours ameliorates the effects of demanding work schedules. Based on the results, optimising the balance between schedule flexibility... Read more