The free online course from ALISON "Nursing Studies - Clinical Skills: Caring for Cardiovascular Patients" introduces you to the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective clinical care and assistance to cardiovascular surgical patients that you may find in your care. The course also covers the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, and looks at a range … [Read more...]
Learn How to Keep Your Heart Healthy with this Free Online Course
Your heart beats around 100,000 times a day, pumping blood around your body to deliver oxygen and nutrients, while taking away waste products. When your heart is unhealthy, it can’t perform this vital task so effectively. An estimated 17 million people die of cardiovascular disease each year worldwide. Learn more about how your heart works, the causes of heart disease and … [Read more...]
Symptoms, Stats, and Treatment for a Heart Attack
A heart attack happens when the heart can't get oxygen due a blockage in the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle. If blood flow isn't restored quickly, the section of heart muscle begins to die. Heart attacks are a leading killer of both men and women in the United States. If you experience the symptoms of a heart attack, it is crucial to get … [Read more...]
What does it mean when I have Heart Palpitations at Night?
Health is one of the few things that we should never take for granted. This is even considered the greatest wealth that man could ever have. However, more and more people are suffering nowadays from various health related problems. Some end up in hospitals while others even lose their lives. Taking care of health is not an easy thing for us to do. This would entail a lot of … [Read more...]
Which Arm Hurts during a Heart Attack?
The heart is a vital organ in the body. It is made up of special muscles that pump blood out of the body. The blood is composed of oxygen and nutrients that are important to maintain the function of the cells, tissues and other organs in the body. Without the heart, the body would not be working in perfect harmony. The importance of the heart could not be described completely … [Read more...]