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Latest cardiac arrhythmia Stories

2011-12-06 23:33:56

Elderly people with atrial fibrillation are often treated with anticoagulants to thin the blood, but this medicine is hard to dose and patients have to have their blood tested regularly.

2011-11-16 08:46:15

About 7 percent of people in the U.S. who have sudden cardiac arrest outside of the hospital survive to hospital discharge, and according to this study, a wearable defibrillator can prevent sudden death in these people.

2011-11-14 11:30:30

A wearable defibrillator can prevent sudden death in people with dangerous heart arrhythmias.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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