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Heart Failure Questions to Ask Your Doctor
The American Heart Association recommends these questions to ask your doctor if you have heart failure.
Learn About Get With The Guidelines-HF
Learn about Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure
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.
Get With The Guidelines-HF Toolbox
Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Toolbox
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.
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.
Common Tests for Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains the common tests for heart failure and the procedures for diagnosing heart failure.
Heart failure or not you are paying for it
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Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents
The American Heart Association explains heart failure in children and adolescents.
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.
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.
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.
Heart Failure Personal Stories
The American Heart Association provides these Patient Education Sheets for heart failure patients who need answers to their questions.
Robert's Story: Finding the Right Team
Personal story about Robert Farish, who has heart failure.
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.
The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
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
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.
Flu and Pneumonia Prevention
The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu and pneumonia for those with heart disease.
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.
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).
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.
Best Practices Center Heart Failure
Best Practices Center Heart Failure
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.
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.
The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
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.
Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure
Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Home Page
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.