Cardiac Nursing

Cardiac nursing is a nursing specialty that works with patients who suffer from various conditions of the cardiovascular system. Cardiac nurses help treat conditions such as unstable angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, myocardial...

Cardiac Nutrition And Public Health

A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons to fight cardiovascular disease. Eat a variety of nutritious foods from all the food groups. Nutrient-rich foods have minerals, protein, whole grains and other nutrients but are lower in calories. They help you...

Cardiac Engineering, Biomimetics And Implants

Designing biomimetic materials will be essential to their overall success. Strategies for cardiac tissue engineering include injection of cells, implantation of three?dimensional tissue constructs or patches, injection of acellular materials, and replacement of...

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac surgery or cardiovascular surgery deals with the surgical performance of the heart vessels performed by cardiac surgeons. It is often used to treat complications of ischemic heart disease, for example with coronary artery bypass grafting; to correct congenital...

Cholesterol Lowering Drugs

There are currently six different classes of drugs available for lowering cholesterol levels. There are currently seven HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) approved for lowering cholesterol levels and they are the first line drugs for treating lipid disorders and...