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Allied Health Portal
March 25, 2016
An overview of the basic pharmacology of commonly used cardiovascularly active drugs.
February 19, 2016
Three protocols for LVAD resuscitation in different situations.
February 12, 2016
Literature review of the state of non-intubated thoracic surgery.
January 29, 2016
This protocol discusses harvesting a vein graft.
December 17, 2015
Massimo Caputo relates the story of a how charitable project to establish a congenital heart surgery program in Homs, Syria, was destroyed by the civil war in that country.
November 26, 2015
Arie Blitz of the McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen, Texas, delivers a talk on vertical and horizontal integration in health care.
September 18, 2015
Red blood cell transfusion in cardiac surgical patients has been strongly associated with increased infection, increased ischemic post-operative events, prolonged hospital stay, increased mortality, and increased hospital costs. The goal of this protocol is to identify cardiac surgical patients who will safely undergo care and receive no homologous blood transfusions.
September 9, 2015
In this recent interview, Leanne Harling talks to Sir Ara Darzi, former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of the Department of Health, United Kingdom.
August 31, 2015
Arie Blitz of the McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen, Texas, discusses ventricular assist device RPM settings to maximize output and effectiveness.
August 28, 2015
This protocol provides guidance for temporary pacemaker verification and troubleshooting.