The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association is pleased to provide Evidence-Based Care of the Patient with Atrial Fibrillation: A Call to Action for Nurses and Advanced Practice Nurses. This series of articles is designed to guide and support the clinical practice of those managing patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia in the United States.
A new report published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology provides clinicians with a guideline to help their patients decide on whether or not to initiate statin therapy.
The inclusion of peanuts as part of a high-fat meal improves the postprandial triglyceride response and preserves endothelial function, according to a new study.
Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) had almost a 50% higher risk of developing heart failure over a seven-year follow-up period compared to their peers without PTSD, a study has found.
Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may increase risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE).
About 1 in 5 children and adolescents had adverse lipid concentrations, and 1 in 10 had borderline high or high blood pressure (BP)
A study evaluates the link between use and male gonadal and sexual function.
View this chart on combination hypertension drugs for a quick overview on treatment options.