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Don't ignore heart attack symptoms, especially while traveling

Don’t ignore heart attack symptoms while travelling, keep emergency numbers at hand. That’s the main message of a study presented today at Acute Cardiovascular Care 20191 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of natural death among people who are travelling, yet, so far, the long-term outlook for thoseā€¦ Read More »

Study: Many Paramedics Ignore Hand Hygiene Rules

FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Paramedics have a “remarkably low” rate of compliance with hand hygiene standards, which could put patients at risk for deadly infections, according to a new report. For the study, researchers observed 77 paramedics in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia as they dealt with 87 patients. The paramedics’ complianceā€¦ Read More »