Tag: AHA

COVID-19: American Heart Association issue pandemic CPR guidelines

The American Heart Association (AHA) has compiled interim CPR guidelines to help rescuers treat cardiac arrest patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. The guidelines...

AHA issues oxygenation and ventilation guidance for healthcare providers

The American Heart Association (AHA), in conjunction with the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) and American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is offering guidance...

AHA commits US$2.5 million for fast-tracked COVID-19 heart and brain research

The American Heart Association (AHA) has committed US$2.5 million to research efforts to better understand the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and its interaction with the...
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Societies publish new guidance for the treatment of slow, irregular heartbeats

The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society have released a guideline for the evaluation and treatment of...
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The top 10 takeaways from the 2017 AHA/ACC/HRS guidelines

In October 2017, the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology/Heart Rhythm Society (AHA/ACC/HRS) released a guideline document on the management of patients with ventricular...

New guidelines on ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) has published new guidelines for...

New performance and quality measures for treating heart attack patients

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have released updated clinical performance and quality measures to benchmark and improve...

First guideline for evaluating and managing syncope released in USA

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) have recently released the first US guideline...

Latest statistics show heart failure on the rise

The number of adults living with heart failure increased from about 5.7 million (2009-2012) to about 6.5 million (2011-2014), according to the American Heart...