What should I do if I’m having a heart attack?

– It is very important to call 911 and ask for help immediately when you think you are having symptoms of heart attack. The reason is when you’re having a heart attack, time is muscle, time is your heart muscle. If you really are having a heart attack, then the artery is clogged, your heart muscle is not receiving enough […]

“Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease: Arrhythmias” by Michael Freed, MD

Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease in the First Week of Life: Arrhythmias, by Dr. Michael Freed. Introduction. My name is Michael Freed and I’m a Pediatric Cardiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and at Harvard Medical School. So we finished murmurs. Let’s go to arrhythmias. In the newborn period, the heart can beat too fast, too slow, or irregular. Irregular […]

Heart Attack: Early Signs and Symptoms

(calm music) – Well, the early signs and symptoms of a heart attack sometimes are extremely vague. They can have nausea. They can have dizziness. They can have back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, jaw pain. They can have even abdominal pain and sometimes things happen and they just tend to deny that that’s what’s happening. They have another reason […]

“Evaluation of Chest Radiograph in Children with Heart Disease,” by George Taylor for OPENPediatrics

Evaluation of the Chest Radiograph in Children with Known or Suspected Heart Disease, by Dr. George Taylor. My name is George Taylor from the Department of Radiology at Boston Children’s Hospital. And in this session we’re going to be talking about how to evaluate the chest radiograph in children with known or suspected heart disease. We will be following a […]

What Adults Born with Heart Disease Need to Know

[Music] Speaker: Adult Congenital Heart Disease is a population of young adults and adults who were born with a heart disease and that’s congenital heart disease. [Music] Speaker: Many years ago, children, many times did not either survive their congenital heart surgery or survive their congenital heart disease or didn’t make it to adulthood for various reasons. But with improvements […]

“Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of Children with Congenital Heart Disease” by Jane Newburger

Welcome to World Shared Practice Forum. I’m Dr. Jeff Burns, Chief of Critical Care at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. We’re very pleased to have with us today Dr. Jane Newburger. Dr. Newburger is the Associate Chief of Cardiology at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Commonwealth Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Jane, welcome. Thank you, it’s […]

ESC TV 2015 – Congress by Topic – Hypertension

PATHWAY is a series of trials conducted by the British Hypertension Society investigating the treatment of hypertension, in PATHWAY-2 314 well-characterized resistant hypertensive patients were randomised to receive, in a sequential manner, either spironolactone, an alpha blocker a beta blocker or a placebo, every patient took every drug for 12 weeks We saw that the best drug for most patients, […]