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Proactive healthcare via GP to enable early HF detection and virtual referrals
Specialist blood tests taken in community healthcare settings are helping identify patients at risk of developing heart failure at the earliest opportunity. Special blood tests taken in GP surgeries are highlighting heart failure (HF) sooner while virtual consultations between GPs and cardiac specialists are enabling better management of patients closer to home.  Sláintecare reducing hospitalisations  … Continued
Cardiovascular Health Q3 2023
Take fainting to heart — there is no such thing as a simple faint
Fainting (syncope) affects one in two people at least once during their lifetime. This unexplained loss of consciousness is a common yet overlooked symptom of an underlying, potentially fatal, heart rhythm disorder. Many people may faint due to low blood pressure, dehydration or heat-related syncope. However, for others, something more serious can be causing the … Continued