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  • 41. AFib Resources For Patients & Professionals Find afib resources for patients and healthcare professionals, plus a list of FAQs about atrial fibrillation.
  • 42. When A Heart Murmur Signals Valve Disease Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 43. Heart Valve Awareness: Seek Clarity About Your Risks Educate yourself about your heart valve disease by recognizing and monitoring your risks and working closely with your doctor.
  • 44. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
  • 45. Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
  • 46. Why Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) Matters Why is Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib) a Problem? The American Heart Association explains the consequences of atrial fibrillation, the causes of afib, the risks of afib, how atrial fibrillation may cause a stroke, how afib may cause heart failure and how afib may cause additional heart rhythm problems.
  • 47. Introducing the Get With The Guidelines-AFIB Ablation Feature Introducing the new Get With The Guidelines-AFIB ablation feature, coming this December.
  • 48. Preparing Children for Heart Surgery The American Heart Surgery explains how to prepare children for heart surgery including Blood Transfusions, Talking to Your Child About Their Surgery, In the Operating Room, In the Intensive Care Unit, Further Hospital Care and Taking Care of Your Child at Home.
  • 49. Testing for Heart Valve Problems To fully understand your heart valve problem, your medical team may want to perform a series of tests to provide a complete picture of what needs repair and what may be best left alone. Learn about the various tests you may undergo.
  • 50. Roles of Your Four Heart Valves To better understand your valve condition, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.

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American Heart Association
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%