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What are the symptoms of heart failure?

Despite the name, heart failure does not mean the heart has failed completely. Instead, it means the heart isn't pumping efficiently enough to meet the body's need for blood. When the body first detects that it's not getting an adequate blood supply, it tries to compensate. Stress hormones rise, pushing the heart to beat faster and harder. Blood vessels narrow in an effort to keep blood pressure stable. To keep blood flowing to the heart and brain, the body diverts blood away from less important tissues. The body also retains sodium and fluid in an attempt to supplement the volume of circulating blood.
In the short run, these fixes enable the heart to deliver a near-normal level of blood to the tissues. But over time, these compensatory measures can't keep up, and the heart weakens further. Heart failure symptoms: More than "just getting old" Heart failure causes two major problems for the body: (1) the tissues and organs don't get enough oxygen, and (2)…


Nursingworld Nigeria presents a 4 Day Offshore/ Onshore Medic HSE certificate course for Nurses, Doctors and Health Professionals interested in working in the oil and gas industry and/or as Rig Medics and Field Nurses

Course Objective: To provide participants with the training, competency and certification needed to work within the offshore/ onshore industry as Rig Medics/ Field Nurses

Evaluation: There would be multiple scenario Practice with pre and post test evaluations at the start and end of the course respectively.

Credit Unit: 3 Credit units available for Nurses

Course Content: The Offshore/ Onshore Medic HSE course consists of all you need to know to function and practise effectively as a Rig/ Field Medic and is a combination of interactive theory and practical sessions covering the following areas:

1. An overview on the specific roles of the Offshore/onshore Medic

2. Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

3. Fire Fighting and Prevention

4. Basic HSE, Occupational Safety and…



Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a diagnostic tool that is routinely used to assess the electrical and muscular functions of the heart. While it is a relatively simple test to perform, the interpretation of the ECG tracing requires significant level of training.

PRUDENT HEART CARE FOUNDATION INC. RC 89118 Unveil another 1-day Intensive certified training on Electrocardiography "ECG" For Healthcare professionals. [Doctors, Nurses, Para Medics, MLS, ECG Technicians e.t.c]

Date: Sat 28th July 2018
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: LCCI, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.
Fee: 20k

What You Get:
1. Abu Dhabi, UAE Trained Instructor.
2. Live Simulations & Case management.
3. ECG Interpretation Evaluation.
4. ECG Prep Manual.
5. ECG Certificate.
6. Tea-Break & Lunch.
7. 5 CME points.

Registration Contact:
08125506655 [Tel/WhatsApp]
08179392210 [WhatsApp]
+971505592881 [WhatsApp]

Prudent Heart Care Foundation Inc.

I bet you don't want to miss this opportunity!


"Ghana’s health sector leadership has prioritized partnership for research regarding Universal Health Coverage..." - GHS Director-General

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare has disclosed the commitment of Ghana to address barriers to health care services to end AIDS epidemic and achieve Universal Health Coverage by 2030.

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Chair of GAC Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) made this known when presenting on Ghana’s agenda for ‘Ending the AIDS epidemic and achieving universal health coverage by 2030 in Africa ‘, at the ongoing 2018 International AIDS Society conference in Amsterdam, which will end on July 27.

"Ghana’s health sector leadership has prioritized partnership for research regarding UHC innovations and best practices towards 90-90-90 and global health security. We seek further partnerships in this regard," said the Director-General.

Among the issues he presented on are : the AIDS response …