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  • 21. Advanced Heart Failure When heart failure progresses to an advanced stage, difficult decisions must be made. The American Heart Association explains advanced heart failure and shared decision making.
  • 22. Implantable Medical Devices for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the implantable medical devices used for heart failure, such as valve replacement, defibrillator implantation and left ventricular assist device (LVAD).
  • 23. Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Home Page
  • 24. Heart Failure Medications The American Heart Association explains the medications for heart failure patients. Heart failure patients need multiple prescriptions of medicines as each one treats a different heart failure symptom.
  • 25. Recognition from Get With The Guidelines®-HF Hospitals that participate actively and consistently in Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure are eligible for public recognition. It's an opportunity to hone a competitive edge in the marketplace by providing tangible evidence of commitment to quality care.
  • 26. Conditions The American Heart Association explains various heart conditions, the causes, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
  • 27. For Heart Failure Caregivers Becoming a caregiver for someone with heart failure requires a long-term commitment of time and energy. The American Heart Association believes as a caregiver, you need a plan and you need support.
  • 28. Overcoming Barriers to Shared Decision Making The American Heart Association explains some of the barriers to shared decision making for advanced heart failure and solutions to overcome them.
  • 29. Cold Weather and Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains the potentially dangerous link between cold weather and heart conditions.
  • 30. Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.


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