Car park clinic for cardiac patients as hospitals remain ‘eerily quiet’

The cardiology team at Austin Health in Melbourne have started a Pacemaker Car Park Clinic after a worrying drop off in patients with cardiac rhythm devices attending for annual check ups. The COVID-19 pandemic led to a 40% decrease in implantable cardiac device checks, the Cardiac Diagnostics team noted, with only 155 checks performed in June 2020 compared ...

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