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Kangaroo Care for the Preemie by Paige Arndt

By at September 22, 2012 | 6:07 am |

Almost anyone who plans to be a parent has an ideal experience in mind.  They will get pregnant easily, have a non-incidental pregnancy, carry the baby to full-term, have a normal (pain-free) delivery, and go home, with baby-in-tow, within days of delivering their healthy bundle of joy.  This picture-perfect experience leads to an easier time of bonding between the baby more...

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Congestive Heart Failure By Donna Columbus

By at June 30, 2012 | 7:59 am |

Congestive heart failure is the inability of the heart to supply sufficient blood flow to the entire body. This usually takes place when the body is congested with fluid or when the body needs more oxygen and nutrients than the heart can provide. A few signs or symptoms of this disease are shortness of breath, swelling of the legs and the inability to exercise. Many more...

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Coronary Heart Disease by Ashley Barnes

By at May 29, 2012 | 6:07 am |

Coronary Heart Disease is a disease that consists of several different conditions such as Heart Attacks, Aorta Disease, Vascular Disease, Heart Failure, and Heart Valve Disease. Unfortunately, this disease is not curable, but there are ways people can live their lives to prevent Coronary Heart Disease. Some ways are maintaining a healthy weight, quitting smoking, more...

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Coronary Artery Disease by Vera Kozlova

By at March 31, 2012 | 6:58 am |

According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, a coronary artery disease is a condition in which plaque builds up inside the arteries that supply oxygen rich blood to your heart muscle.  These arteries are called coronary arteries.  Abbreviated CAD, this disease is the leading cause of death and the most common heart disease in men and women.  CAD has signs more...

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Cardiopulmonary Review for CPR classes in St. Louis MO

By at February 26, 2012 | 6:37 am |

The following video from CPR St. Louis gives an overview of the cardiopulmonary system. This is a great review before taking CPR courses such as Basic Life Support (BLS) classes. It's also a great review for nursing students and medical students.   Share This more...

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