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Cardiovascular risk post-COVID: how to improve patient outcomes

What nurses can do to help reduce excess deaths from heart disease – and the importance of spotting signs of heart failure at the earliest opportunity

What nurses can do to help reduce excess deaths from heart disease – and the importance of spotting signs of heart failure at the earliest opportunity

  • The UK’s heart health is now a major public health concern thanks to COVID-19 and its impact not just on the heart, but on healthcare itself
  • Prevalence of heart failure was increasing before coronavirus, and that trend continues, posing challenges for struggling services
  • One positive legacy of the pandemic has been developments in telehealth– find out how to harness these for patients with heart disease

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the heart health of the nation.

From COVID-related heart damage to

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