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24-HOUR AMBULATORY ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY

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Announcing the availability of 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiography (24-Hour ECG) at Cooper MediCare. This investigation enables us to monitor the electrical activity of your heart over a 24-Hour period, screening for Cardiac Arrhythmias including Atrial Fibrillation.

Medical Students

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At Cooper Medicare, we pride ourselves in providing up-to-date, evidence-based medicine to our patients. We are delighted to have been chosen to provide teaching to Medical Students from the University of Limerick and from University College Cork.

Influenza Vaccine

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The influenza vaccine is now available.

The National Immunisation Advisory Committee recommends that all of the following patients receives the influenza vaccine:

All persons aged 65 years and older

All persons aged 6 months and older with the following:
– Chronic heart disease
– Chronic liver disease
– Chronic neurological disease
– Chronic renal failure
– Chronic respiratory disease
– Diabetes mellitus
– Down Syndrome
– All cancer patients
– Persons suffering from blood disorders
– Immunocompromised patients
– Persons with a Body Mass Index (BMI) over 40
– Pregnant women
– Healthcare workers
– Residents of nursing homes
– Carers
– Persons in contact with pigs, poultry or water fowl

All children aged 6 months and older with the following:
– Any condition that can compromise respiratory function especially those attending special schools/day centres
– Children with moderate to severe neurodevelopmental disorders such as cerebral palsy and intellectual disability
– Children on long-term aspirin

To book your appointment please call us on 066 7126269 and Nurse Michelle and Nurse Geri will ensure that you are fully protected for the flu season ahead.