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 ...
Car park clinic for cardiac patients as hospitals remain ‘eerily quiet’
By Michael Woodhead
23 Sep 2020