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  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.
  • 3. Learn About Get With The Guidelines-HF Learn about Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Get With The Guidelines-HF Toolbox Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Toolbox
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. Common Tests for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the common tests for heart failure and the procedures for diagnosing heart failure.
  • 11. Heart failure or not you are paying for it original article page for simple science
  • 12. Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents The American Heart Association explains heart failure in children and adolescents.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. 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
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. Winter Weather Tips for Cardiac Patients The American Heart Association says that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, especially those in poor physical condition or those with existing heart disease or a personal history of stroke.
  • 19. Heart Failure Personal Stories The American Heart Association provides these Patient Education Sheets for heart failure patients who need answers to their questions.
  • 20. Robert's Story: Finding the Right Team Personal story about Robert Farish, who has heart failure.
  • 21. 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.
  • 22. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 23. Ejection Fraction Heart Failure Measurement The American Heart Association explains ejection fraction as a measurement of heart failure. Learn more.
  • 24. More Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, 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
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 31. Heart Failure Tools & Resources The American Heart Association offers these tools and resources to help you manage your heart failure.
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. Best Practices Center Heart Failure Best Practices Center Heart Failure
  • 34. 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.
  • 35. Cold Weather and Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains the potentially dangerous link between cold weather and heart conditions.
  • 36. 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.
  • 37. 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.
  • 38. 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.
  • 39. Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Home Page
  • 40. 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.
  • 41. 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.
  • 42. Your Heart Failure Healthcare Team Patients with heart failure may work with multiple healthcare professionals. The American Heart Association believes it is important for heart failure patients to develop good relationships with their healthcare team.
  • 43. Understand Your Risk for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the risks for heart filure and what your risk for heart failure could be.
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. Symptoms & Diagnosis of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the symptoms of heart failure and the diagnosis of heart failure. Learn how heart failure is diagnosed.
  • 46. The Flu and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu for those with heart disease.
  • 47. 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.
  • 48. 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).
  • 49. Patient Information Sheets: Heart Failure Patient Information Sheets
  • 50. A couple cups of joe may reduce heart failure risk. original article page for simple science


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