Check a pulse - save a life

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Sampson, M (2017). Check a pulse - save a life. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 12 (6), pp. 265-266. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2017.12.6.265
AuthorsSampson, M
Abstract

This is the accepted manuscript version of a published work that appeared in final form in the British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, copyright (c) MA Healthcare, after technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see
http://www.magonlinelibrary.com/doi/pdf/10.12968/bjca.2017.12.6.265 Originally published June 2017.

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.

KeywordsAtrial fibrillation; Pulse checking; Stroke prevention; 1102 Cardiovascular Medicine And Haematology; 1110 Nursing; 1117 Public Health And Health Services
Year2017
JournalBritish Journal of Cardiac Nursing
Journal citation12 (6), pp. 265-266
PublisherMark Allen Healthcare
ISSN1749-6403
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2017.12.6.265
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Accepted01 May 2017
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