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EuroHeartCare 2014
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EuroHeartCare 2014

04 Apr 2014 - 05 Apr 2014 , Stavanger - Norway

 

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

Depression increases heart failure risk by 40%

Reducing stress that triggers depression may improve outlook; Moderate to severe depression increases the risk of heart failure by 40%, a study of nearly 63 000 Norwegians has shown. The findings were presented for the first time at EuroHeartCare 2014.  Read more

Slides  

The Slides from all the presentations are now available for free.

ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP)

Join usWe look forward to meeting our valued members at the ESC – CCNAP stand where you can pick up your free gift bag with practical Guidelines and other material to help you in daily practice.

If you are not a member of CCNAP, you can register for free membership at the stand (or online) and find out more about our grants, awards, and all the other opportunities and member benefits for professionals in cardiovascular care.  Become a member today 

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