AF Association News & Events
25th Annual Cardiology Conference-Atlanta
We are pleased to invite the contributors across the globe on its "25th Annual Cardiology Conference" which is slated at Atlanta, USA during July 18 - 19, 2018 around the theme "With a healthy heart, the beat goes on" "It covers topics such as Cardiology, Cardiac and Cardiac Surgery, Clinical Cardiology, Cardiologist, Heart disease, Interventional Cardiology, Women & Heart Disease". Our Conference will provide a perfect platform addressing: Laudable talks by the top-notch of the global scientific community Sterling workshop sessions, Remarkable Awards and Global Recognition to meritorious Researchers, Global Networking with 50+ Countries, Novel Techniques to Benefit Your Research, Global Business and Networking Opportunities, Exquisite Platform for showcasing your products and International Sponsorship
Health: Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke
My Lords, audit data shows that around half of patients with known atrial fibrillation who have a stroke have not received anti-coagulation treatment before their stroke. Figures for last year show that this varies from 25% in some clinical commissioning group areas to almost 100% in others. More than ...
Patients with atrial fibrillation at greater risk of death in rural hospitals than urban hospitals
“Since we have identified rural hospitals as locations where in-hospital mortality for atrial fibrillation admission is possibly higher than other areas of the country, our findings will drive future research endeavors to uncover the reasons for this difference, and to develop strategies to improve the medical ...
Importance of knowing your pulse rhythm
A KNOW Your Pulse event was held at Farnham Hospital on November 22 to raise awareness of undiagnosed irregular heart rhythm.
How our CCG identified 500 people with new atrial fibrillation
Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) saw an opportunity to identify people over the age of 65 with new atrial fibrillation (AF). The CCG was announced as one of the AF Association Healthcare Pioneers 2018 – Showcasing Best Practice in AF winners for its project.
Cardiac Rhythm News - 30 November 2017
Here you can read the latest version of the Cardiac Rhythm News.
FDA approves the first medical device for Apple Watch to warn wearers of heart arrhythmias by tracking their pulse with a personalized EKG
The US Food and Drug Administration approved an Apple Watch accessory as a medical device for the first time yesterday. The device, called a KardiaBand, inserts into a slot on an Apple Watch and combines its own software and the watch's to constantly monitor heart rate and physical activity.
A new Apple Watch band can actually tell you if your heart isn't working properly
"The average consumer doesn't know what a normal sinus rhythm looks like or what atrial fibrillation looks like. Yet the FDA has cleared our individual ...