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Access all the presentations from EuroHeartCare 2014

The ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions has made the slides from all EuroHeartCare congress presentations available here

Poor sleep doubles hospitalisations in heart failure patients

Chronic sleep deprivation previously linked to inflammation and higher stress levels according to research presented during EuroHeartCare 2014; Dr Peter Johansson, first author said: “We know that sleep problems are common among patients with heart failure. But until now there was no data on whether poor sleep persists over time and how that relates to hospitalisations.”  Read more

Visualising a safe place reduces procedural pain

Visualising a safe place reduces operative pain, according to research presented at EuroHeartCare 2014. Nurses guided patients into a trance and found it helped patients cope with pain and anxiety during ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF).  Read more