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Cardiology Management

Lack of Warfarin Knowledge Increases Risk of Side Effects

2016 19 Apr

New research presented at EuroHeartCare 2016 shows that patients have poor knowledge of warfarin which could increase their risk of serious side effects. Dr Kjersti Oterhals, a nurse researcher at Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway said,  “The stroke and bleeding complications from warfarin can be fatal, Worldwide warfarin... Read more

Executive Health Management

10% of Adverse Drug Events Reported Miss Deadline

2015 28 Jul

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine , approximately 10 percent of serious and unexpected adverse events are not reported by drug manufacturers to the U.S. FDA under the 15-day time frame that is set out in federal regulations.  Drug manufacturers are required by law to report serious adverse events including death, life-threatening,... Read more

Cardiology Management

To Statin or Not to Statin?

2015 01 Apr

A new report from preventive cardiologists at John Hopkins and elsewhere provides a set of useful tips for physicians to help determine when cholesterol-lowering statins should be used. The report has been published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. “To statin or not to statin’ is one of the most important questions faced by... Read more