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    What works best in congenital heart disease? Comparing two interventions for treatment of Aortic Coarctation

What works best in congenital heart disease? Comparing two interventions for treatment of Aortic Coarctation

By Kaya Olczak, Maximilian Salcher and Huseyin Naci

Aortic coarctation is a congenital heart disease characterised by the narrowing of the aorta, commonly resulting in increased morbidity and decreased life expectancy. Despite a relatively low number of affected patients (3 to 4 cases per 10 000 live births) the follow-up after intervention procedures is expensive, due to required ongoing monitoring […]

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    The blow of domestic violence on children’s health outcomes

The blow of domestic violence on children’s health outcomes

by Mireia Jofre-Bonet, Melcior Rossello-Roig and Victoria Serra-Sastre

Domestic Violence in the UK

The 2013/14 Crime Survey for England and Wales reveals that there were approximately 1.4 million reported cases of domestic abuse and roughly 1.1 million reports of partner abuse. Domestic violence leads to an average of two women being murdered each week in the UK. Further, it accounts for […]

The changing role of nursing (New Eurohealth issue)

by Sherry Merkur, Anna Maresso and David McDaid
There is no doubt that the role of nurses has been changing over the past few decades, not only in terms of their evolving clinical and managerial responsibilities but also in terms of their education and training. These processes have been affected in many ways by developments at the European level, not […]

March 21st, 2016|Health Care|0 Comments|

Eurohealth Volume 20, Number 4: Migrants and Health

by Sherry Merkur, Anna Maresso and David McDaid

Our final Eurohealth issue for 2014 throws the spotlight on migrant health and the importance of ensuring that everyone in Europe, irrespective of country of origin and legal status, has proper access to health services and treatment.

In the Eurohealth Observer section, Williams and Noori explore the often higher infectious disease burden in […]

December 17th, 2014|Health Care|1 Comment|