Navigation Links
Adult Heart Care, Cause of Heart ache in Europe.

The Euro Heart Survey on Adult Congenital Heart Disease published recently in the European Heart Journal speaks of the dwindling quality of adult heart care and the extent of its deficiency, in Europe.// The only silver lining is the improvement in the treatment of pediatric heart diseases that has increased the survival rates among children.

The research into this area warranted a threadbare study to gauge the requirements of the patients and list the deficient areas. 71 centers from four countries participated in the survey and filled in questionnaires regarding the facilities available for heart care in their centers. According to the researchers, it was necessary to have in place, eight enlisted infrastructure and facilities, to be able to adequately support care for adult heart diseases.

The study was a real eye-opener, when it revealed that of the 48 specialist centers in the survey, les than one fifth of them actually met with all the eight mandated requirements.

Dr Philip Moons, assistant professor at the Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research of the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, who led the research said: "We can definitely say that the provision of care overall is suboptimal and there is much room for improvement. As participation in the survey was voluntary, it's likely that only the most motivated and active centers completed our questionnaire, so our results may actually mask the real situation. Certainly, our findings suggest that the number of adequately equipped centers is too limited to support the more than 1.2m adults with congenital heart disease in Europe."

According to Dr Moons, a concerted effort by governments, health ministers and healthcare providers is needed, to spruce up the quality of heart care for adults in Europe, which will go a long way in improving the survival rates of the disease.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Baby Talk Better Than Adult Speech
2. A question on study of Adult Stem Cell
3. Adult COPD or asthma could be effectively treated with Xopenex
4. Adult stem cells in treatment for Multiple sclerosis (MS)
5. The Key To Prevention Of Heart Disease In Adults
6. The Harmful Effects Of Stress in Young Adults
7. Abuse in Childhood Could Result In Heart Disease in Adulthood
8. Adult bone health is dependent on lifestyle we live
9. Adult Stem Cells From Fat Tissues For Healing
10. Obese Adults Undergo Less Medical Tests And More Vulnerable To Diseases
11. A New Technique For Prediction Of Adult Height
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple ... care services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster ... Fire Department, Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s ... Alexandria Park in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s ... The fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the ... danger possible to save lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains ... a dedicated teacher of the Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and ... plans to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway ... store next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized health system in ... existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, 2017, to ... home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the past eight ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2017)... -- NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 for its highly ... designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor solution, ZeroWire ... support the improvement of patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, and the lowering ... ... ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... 4, 2017  South Korean-based healthcare product Development Company ... "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. The device will educate the user ... with better efficiency compared to the dated and pricey ... on efficacy of the compression for a more informed ... goal to raise $5,000. ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... third quarter of 2017 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. ... day with the investment community and media to further ... call will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Investors, ... webcast of the conference call through a link that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: