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  • 1. Learn About Get With The Guidelines-HF Learn about Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure
  • 2. Get With The Guidelines-HF Toolbox Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Toolbox
  • 3. Heart failure or not you are paying for it original article page for simple science
  • 4. Congestive Heart Failure and Congenital Defects The American Heart Association explains how and why congestive heart failure is a risk for children and adults with congenital heart defects.
  • 5. Preparing for Accountability: Managing Cost and Quality in Heart Failure Join us for a free monthly web conference series designed to help hospital providers navigate the road blocks of heart failure and manage cost and quality in the new decade.
  • 6. Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 7. Why Blood Pressure Matters The American Heart Association explains how uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure can lead to damage to the coronary arteries, heart attack, heart disease, congestive heart failure, aortic dissection, atherosclerosis, Stroke, Kidney damage, Vision loss, Erectile dysfunction, Memory loss, Fluid in the lungs and Angina.
  • 8. About Heart Failure What is heart failure? The American Heart Association explains heart failure is a chronic, progressive condition in which the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood through the heart to meet the body's needs for blood and oxygen. Learn more.
  • 9. Best Practices Center Heart Failure Best Practices Center Heart Failure
  • 10. Living with Heart Failure Brochure (Spanish/English) This brochure explains the causes and symptoms of congestive heart failure and looks at treatments including diuretics, vasodilators, digitalis, sodium and potassium control, and surgery. It reassures readers that medicine and lifestyle changes can make a full, active life possible.
  • 11. Causes and Risks for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the causes of heart failure and what your risk for heart failure could be.
  • 12. Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Home Page
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. Your Cardiac Catheterization Brochure This brochure describes how this important procedure is used to examine the heart to measure pressure, take pictures of the arteries bringing blood to the heart, and assess heart function. It also includes detailed illustrations.
  • 15. Living with Heart Failure Brochure This brochure explains the causes and symptoms of congestive heart failure and looks at treatments including diuretics, vasodilators, digitalis, sodium and potassium control, and surgery. It reassures readers that medicine and lifestyle changes can make a full, active life possible.
  • 16. Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.
  • 17. Living with Heart Failure and Managing Advanced HF Learn how to live successfully after a heart failure diagnosis, and how to deal with advanced heart failure.
  • 18. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 19. Recognizing Advanced Heart Failure and Knowing Your Options The American Heart Association explains that having advanced heart failure does not mean you have run out of treatment options and shared decision making can help.
  • 20. Communicating With Your Advanced Heart Failure Healthcare Team The American Heart Association explains that getting the most out of a visit to the doctor?s office requires good communication between you and your healthcare team.
  • 21. Diagnosing Heart Failure Learn how heart failure is diagnosed.
  • 22. Rise Above Heart Failure: Rita Owens' Story Read how Rita Owens and her daughter Queen Latifah have joined the American Heart Association's Rise Above Heart Failure movement to spread the word about heart failure and to help others understand the signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to manage it
  • 23. Rise Above Heart Failure: Queen Latifah's Story Read how Queen Latifah and her mother Rita Owens have joined the American Heart Association's Rise Above Heart Failure movement to spread the word about heart failure and to help others understand the signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to manage it
  • 24. Warning Signs of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the most common signs and symptoms of heart failure and explains why they occur and describes how to recognize them.
  • 25. Rise Above HF: Get Social Let's Rise Above Heart Failure! Nearly six million Americans live with heart failure. But even small changes can add up to big results and fuller lives. Join us by showing your support. It's easy!
  • 26. Ejection Fraction Heart Failure Measurement The American Heart Association explains ejection fraction as a measurement of heart failure. Learn more.
  • 27. Rise Above Heart Failure Alliance Request To Join The Rise Above Heart Failure Alliance will work to address issues such as policy changes, healthcare system improvements and patient awareness and empowerment. Join us!
  • 28. Understand Your Risk for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the risks for heart failure and what your risk for heart failure could be.
  • 29. Rise Above Heart Failure Alliance Rise Above Heart Failure is a nationwide awareness initiative that aims to change the course of heart failure in America through awareness, education and support. The Alliance will work to address issues such as policy changes, healthcare system improvements and patient awareness and empowerment.
  • 30. Lifestyle Changes for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the lifestyle changes that heart failure patients can make to improve their quality of life.


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