Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the single largest cause of death in Australia with over 30,000 people suffering SCA every year. Survival is dependent on early defibrillation using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). A defibrillator is the only definitive treatment for SCA.In 2016 the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) released the revised, evidence-based guidelines for resuscitation including recommendations for automated external defibrillator (AED) use. View full article →
The standard Holter test is considered as the gold standard when it comes to mid-term ECG. However, it is far from perfect and its deficiencies pose a few unique challenges in diagnosing infrequent arrhythmia.
Spurred by the goal of overcoming these deficiencies and providing high quality dynamic ECG that is comfortable for patients and can be worn for longer periods of time, NUUBO has developed aView full article →
Cardiovascular diseases make up 35% of deaths all over the world. Unfortunately, despite greater awareness about these diseases, many remain unable to recognise if they have one or not. Often, it is not only that they can’t recognise it — they choose to ignore the signals their body sends, believing that without a real medical diagnosis, those signals mean nothing.View full article →
Individuals with diabetes know that blindness is a condition that they must be on the lookout for. One of the most frequent causes of new blindness cases among adults between 20 and 74 years of age is diabetic retinopathy.
To avoid the risks of vision loss early on, diabetic patients are advised to undergo diabetic retinopathy screening. This procedure can be done with the help of the appropriate equipment, such as the Welch Allyn RETeval-DR Electroretinograph.....
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