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  • 1. Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.
  • 2. Learn About Get With The Guidelines-HF Learn about Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. Get With The Guidelines-HF Toolbox Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Toolbox
  • 5. Prevention & Treatment of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the prevention of heart failure and what can be done to prevent heart failure whether by medication, lifestyle changes or surgery.
  • 6. Enlarged Heart The American Heart Association explains that with an enlarged heart your body starts to retain fluid, your lungs get congested with fluid and your heart begins to beat irregularly. Learn more about enlarged heart.
  • 7. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 8. Common Tests for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the common tests for heart failure and the procedures for diagnosing heart failure.
  • 9. Heart failure or not you are paying for it original article page for simple science
  • 10. Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents The American Heart Association explains heart failure in children and adolescents.
  • 11. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy 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.
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. Congestive Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains how and why congestive heart failure is a risk for children and adults with congenital heart defects.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Heart Failure Personal Stories The American Heart Association provides these Patient Education Sheets for heart failure patients who need answers to their questions.
  • 16. Robert's Story: Finding the Right Team Personal story about Robert Farish, who has heart failure.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. 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.
  • 19. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 20. 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
  • 21. Conditions What is heart disease, also called coronary artery disease or coronary heart disease? The American Heart Association explains various cardiovascular conditions and heart conditions, the causes of heart disease, the symptoms of heart disease, the prevention of heart disease, the diagnosis of heart disease the treatment of heart disease and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Flu and Pneumonia Prevention The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu and pneumonia for those with heart disease.
  • 25. 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).
  • 26. Types of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the different types of heart failure such as, left-sided heart failure, systolic failure, diastolic failure, right-sided heart failure and congestive heart failure.
  • 27. Heart Failure What is heart failure? Heart Failure, also called congestive heart failure, is when the heart can't keep up with its workload. The American Heart Association has information on the warning signs of heart failure, types of heart failure, classes of heart failure, signs of heart failure, diagnosis of heart failure, prevention of heart failure and treatment of heart failure.
  • 28. Best Practices Center Heart Failure Best Practices Center Heart Failure
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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.


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