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KSS AHSN Alliance for AF: Dashboard Report Summary 1
An update on the collaborative project: Alliance for Atrial Fibrillation
Bartlesville man critical after ‘cardiac arrest’
Time really is of essence, especially when it comes to life and death. That’s the message of one Bartlesville resident whose friend is in a medically-induced coma after a heart attack.
New data reveal high rates of stroke history in asymptomatic atrial fibrillation patients
INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim today announced findings from GLORIA™-AF which show that people with ...
Zamboni driver helps rescue man suffering cardiac arrest
A Zamboni driver at a Massachusetts ice rink has helped save a man suffering a heart attack during a hockey game.
‘It Saves People’s Lives’
Andrea Lewis doesn't think of herself as someone with the bottomless drive to tackle any problem. But she also won't back away from issues she deems important. Those include navigating a winding process to secure a valuable piece of lifesaving medical equipment, in order to ensure the safety of one of her students.
Georgia inmates perform CPR on correctional officer, save his life
A group of Georgia inmates are being praised after helping to save the life of a correctional officer, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. On Monday morning, the officer, who was in charge of security for the sheriff’s office, collapsed during a work detail amid high temperatures and 100 percent humidity.
International experts call for atrial fibrillation screening programme
Screening programmes need to be introduced to detect irregular heart rates among older patients, according to an international collaboration of experts.
The Changing Landscape of Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is common in older adults, is increasing in prevalence globally, and is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes including stroke...