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September Patient e-News 2018
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Improve the care of people living with AF Patient Survey
We want to improve the care of people living with AF. This short survey, sponsored by a pharmaceutical company, is for people who are taking an anti-coagulant therapy to prevent an AF-related stroke. The outputs of this research will be used for information only by the sponsoring pharmaceutical company and no confidential information will be passed on to them.
Cardiac Rhythm News- 6th September 2018
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Matt Hancock: new technology is key to making NHS the world's best
Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, is to set out plans to make the NHS an ‘ecosystem for the best technology available’ at the NHS Expo in Manchester yesterday.
New chair of NHS England revealed
The Department of Health and Social Care has proposed Conservative peer Lord Prior of Brampton as the new Chair of NHS England.
Cardiac rhythm News 24 August 2018
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Four out of 10 patients with atrial fibrillation have unknown brain damage
Four out of ten patients with atrial fibrillation but no history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack have previously unknown brain damage, according to the first results of the Swiss Atrial Fibrillation Cohort Study (Swiss-AF) presented today at ESC Congress 2018.
The rise of smartphones and wearables for AF detection: WATCH-AF and DETECT-AF pro
How to best combine optimal screening and diagnosis for atrial fibrillation (AF) has long been a challenge. At European Heart Rhythm Association Congress (EHRA; 18–20 March 2018, Barcelona, Spain) Jens Eckstein (University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland) presented the case for how modern technology can help to address this issue.
Cardiac Rhythm News - 10 August 2018
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August Medical e-News 2018
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