Category Archives: Cardiology

Just Published: The Complete Guide to ECGs, Fourth Edition

The highly anticipated fourth edition of the must-have ECG interpretation resource is now available.  The Complete Guide to ECGs has been developed as a unique and practical means for physicians, physicians-in-training, and other medical professionals to improve their ECG interpretation … Continue reading




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New Arrivals: Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2015 Editions

The Tarascon Pharmacopoeia 2015 Editions continue the tradition as the leading pocket drug reference packed with vital drug information to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care. The Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia® 2015 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition, now updated … Continue reading




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Join Million Hearts™ in the Fight Against Heart Attacks

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) continues its national initiative aimed to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in the U.S. over the next five years. The campaign is called Million Hearts™ and is co-led by CDC … Continue reading




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New Implanted Defibrillator Works Without Touching Heart

Reposted from the American Heart Association’s blog. A new type of defibrillator implanted under the skin can detect dangerously abnormal heart rhythms and deliver shocks to restore a normal heartbeat without wires touching the heart, according to research in the … Continue reading




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Smart Pill Helps Doctors Monitor From Within

Proteus Digital Health is creating medicines with mobile technology to make healthcare more accessible, manageable and innovative for patient and provider. In July 2012, the FDA approved Proteus Digital Health’s microchip, an ingestible pill containing a tiny sensor that can … Continue reading




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New From JBL: The Jones & Bartlett Author’s Corner

Jones & Bartlett is pleased to announce the launch of  the Jones & Bartlett Learning Author’s Corner, a resource for prospective and new authors. The site contains the most up-to-date, general information on art development, manuscript submission, the publishing process, … Continue reading




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Celebrating NYU Cancer Institute’s New Research System

Re-posted from Yahoo News: The NYU Langone Medical Center’s Cancer Institute recently purchased a highly advanced molecular analysis system for cancer research with funds donated by the New York mesothelioma lawyers of Belluck & Fox, LLP. The NanoString Technologies nCounter Analysis … Continue reading




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Perioperative Statin Therapy Reduces Perioperative Cardiac Events and Hospital Length of Stay

Perioperative statin therapy has long been felt to confer cardiac protection during both cardiac surgery and major noncardiac surgery.  Until recently the data have been scarce to definitively make claims in support of this belief.  In 2004, Durazzo et al. … Continue reading




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Beta-Blockers: Beneficial For Older Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

Dr. Joseph Esherick Monthly Blog – January 2012 When I was in medical school in the early 1990’s, one of the principles that I learned was to never prescribe beta-blockers to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  We knew that … Continue reading




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National Cholesterol Awareness Month

September marks the annual observance of National Cholesterol Awareness Month. Over 100 million adults in the U.S. have high cholesterol. High cholesterol levels are due to a variety of factors including heredity, diet, and lifestyle. If you or a loved-one … Continue reading




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