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  • 21. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents The American Heart Association explains heart failure in children and adolescents.
  • 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. 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.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Home Page
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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.


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2013-2014 Expenditures

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