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Articles tagged ‘clinical trials’

September 26, 2014

Should cardiac arrest patients go to hospital, or leave it to the paramedics?

It’s time to stop taking patients in cardiac arrest to hospital and let ambulance crews deliver the best possible care at the scene, according to a senior UK doctor writing in the British Medical Journal recently.1 A senior US doctor responds, warning that avoiding ambulance transport could result in unacceptable deaths.

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April 26, 2013

Potassium benefits for hypertension and stroke

Increased potassium intake reduces blood pressure in people with hypertension and has no adverse effect on blood lipid concentrations, catecholamine concentrations, or renal function in adults, according to a study1 published recently in the British Medical Journal.

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July 22, 2010

Progress in subcutaneous lead ICD devices

There is much current interest in the entirely subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (S-ICD) which is heralded as a major advance for the prevention of sudden cardiac death in selected patients.

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October 30, 2009

Clinical trials can be good for your patients health!

A recently published study finds that heart failure patients willing to take part in clinical trials have a better prognosis than those unwilling to do so.

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