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Robert's Story: Finding the Right Team
Personal story about Robert Farish, who has heart failure.
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.
The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
Ejection Fraction Heart Failure Measurement
The American Heart Association explains ejection fraction as a measurement of heart failure. Learn more.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.