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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. 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.
  • 5. 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
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. Best Practices Center Heart Failure Best Practices Center Heart Failure
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Home Page
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 16. Diagnosing Heart Failure Learn how heart failure is diagnosed.
  • 17. 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
  • 18. 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
  • 19. 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!
  • 20. Heart Failure The American Heart Association wants to help you Rise Above Heart Failure (HF). Find out the warning signs of heart failure, also called congestive heart failure (CHF), learn about ejection fraction, and how to treat and manage your HF.
  • 21. 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.
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. 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.
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.
  • 27. Classes of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the classes of heart failure. Doctors usually classify patients' heart failure according to the severity of their symptoms.
  • 28. Rise Above Heart Failure Alliance Members 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.
  • 29. Common Tests for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the common tests for heart failure and the procedures for diagnosing heart failure.
  • 30. 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.


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