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Cardiovascular

May 2014 Vol. 9 No. 5

Author: David Foley, MSN, RN, MPA

A Phase II study found that patients with ACE inhibitor-induced angioedema who received ecallantide were more likely to be discharged sooner than those treated with antihistamines and steroids. Read more . . .

May 2014 Vol. 9 No. 5

Author: David Foley, MSN, RN, MPA

Exercise should be prescribed for stroke survivors because it can significantly reduce disability and the risk of recurrent stroke, according to “Physical Activity and Exercise Recommendations for Stroke Survivors,” an AHA/ASA Scientific Statement published in Stroke. Read more and access the statement . . .

April 2014 Vol. 9 No. 4

Author: Miriam O. Young, MSN, RN

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released “Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection.” Access the guidelines . . .

April 2014 Vol. 9 No. 4

Author: Miriam O. Young, MSN, RN

People with celiac disease may have a nearly twofold increased risk of coronary artery disease compared with the general population, according to research to be presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 63rd Annual Scientific Session. Read more . . .

April 2014 Vol. 9 No. 4

Author: Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Nurses play a significant role in helping patients to get the sleep they need.

March 2014 Vol. 9 No. 3

Author: Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN; and Rachel Start, MSN, RN

Exercise training reduces the risk for subsequent all-cause mortality or all-cause hospitalization in women by 26%, compared with 10% in men, according to a study in JACC: Heart Failure. Read more and read the study abstract . . .

March 2014 Vol. 9 No. 3

Author: Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN; and Rachel Start, MSN, RN

On March 19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Impavido (miltefosine) to treat a tropical disease called leishmaniasis. Read more . . .

March 2014 Vol. 9 No. 3

Author: Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN; and Rachel Start, MSN, RN

Pregnant women who develop gestational diabetes may be at risk for early atherosclerosis during midlife before the onset of diabetes and metabolic diseases, according to a study in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Read more and read the study abstract . . .

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