Atrial Fibrillation

Hospital visits for irregular heart rhythms rising

Hospitalizations and costs for treating irregular heartbeats are escalating—increasing the burden on the U.S. healthcare system, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

May 19, 2014
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Visualizing a safe place reduces procedural pain

Visualising a safe place reduces operative pain, according to research presented today at EuroHeartCare 2014. Nurses guided patients into a trance and found it helped patients cope with pain and anxiety during ablation of ...

Apr 05, 2014
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New diagnostic approach for autism in Tanzania

Autism is no stranger to the children of Tanzania. What is rare in the East African nation is access to clinical services, including reliable diagnosis and evidence-based treatments. There is no autism diagnostic ...