Check a pulse—save a life
Sampson, M (2017). Check a pulse—save a life. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 12 (6), pp. 265-266.
Editorial. Atrial fibrillation is associated with an increased risk of stroke; many people are unaware that they suffer from this condition because they have few or no symptoms. Routine pulse checking in clinical practice, and teaching pulse checking to patients, can be life saving interventions.
|Keywords||Atrial fibrillation; Pulse checking; Stroke prevention; 1102 Cardiovascular Medicine And Haematology; 1110 Nursing; 1117 Public Health And Health Services|
|Journal||British Journal of Cardiac Nursing|
|Journal citation||12 (6), pp. 265-266|
|Publisher||London South Bank University|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.12968/bjca.2017.12.6.265|
|02 Jun 2017|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||05 May 2018|
|Accepted||01 May 2017|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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