Extensive database about heart failure, patient-run and patient-oriented. Message boards, chat, medications, surgeries, alternative and low sodium cooking are a few of the many topics discussed.
American Heart Association: Congestive Heart Failure
Detailed information about this topic as well as links to related subjects such as enlarged heart, high blood pressure, kidney function and cardiomyopathy.
At the Heart of Life Saving
Information on the cardiac chain of survival, treatment of sudden cardiac arrest and automatic external defibrillation.
California State University, Fresno, Department of Nursing
A look at congestive heart failure from a medical point of view.
Cardiology Associates: Patient Information
Presents an extensive article about congestive heart failure, discussing topics such as, what it is, the types, causes, diagnosing, treatment, how it is to live with and the outlook.
Cardiology Associates: Patient Resources
Looks at what congestive heart failure is. Discusses outlook for patients, patient concerns, as well as symptoms, causes, diagnosing and treatment.
Cardiovascular Institute of the South
An article by William R. Ladd, M.D., Director, Nuclear Cardiology. Discussion about congestive heart failure and some underlying causes.
Centenary Cardiology Associates
An in-depth look at the causes, symptoms, treatment, surgery and the future of congestive heart failure.
Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati
Information about congestive heart failure in children, provided by nurses and physicians.
Congestive Heart Failure
The CHF team goes into detail about what this disorder is. Includes topics such as symptoms, medications, rest, activity, salt intake, diet, fluid management and weight gain.
Congestive Heart Failure
Canadian site looking at prevention and treatment as well as evaluation of this disease.
Cut to the Heart
Includes a history of surgery, congestive heart failure and treatment, treatment techniques, images of troubled hearts, and a map.
Deborah Heart and Lung Center: Patient Information
Explains left and right sided heart failure. The causes, diagnosing, treatment and management are discussed.
Dr. Reid's Corner
An article describing what congestive heart failure is.
eMedicine - Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Edema
Dr. Shamai Grossman offers a detailed clinical report on congestive heart failure and its most severe manifestation, pulmonary edema. Includes a section on emergency treatment.
A community-based clinical forum for healthcare professionals involved with the diagnosis and treatment of acute heart failure.
Guidelines for the Evaluation and Management of Heart Failure
PDF download from the American Heart Association.
Healing Arts Center
Details of congestive heart failure as well as a list of therapies that are available such as homeopathy and herbs.
Description of heart failure, its causes, diagnosis, treatment and when to call a physician. Information from the AAFP.
Heart Failure Online
Information as to what CHF is, how the heart works, living with CHF, as well as symptoms, tests and other related topics.
Heart Failure Society of America
Free patient education materials. Education modules and current news.
Explains what heart failure is, symptoms, what to watch for, evaluation, prognosis, medication other related issues.
Details about congestive heart failure, explaining what it is, symptoms, treatment, how common and how serious it is.
The Helena Cardiology Clinic: Congestive Heart Failure
Brief discussion on symptoms, salt intake, medications and exercise. Very detailed information and pictures of testing such as echocardiogram.
Huffington Center of Aging: Congestive Heart Failure in the Elderly
In-depth look at this disorder. Some of the topics covered are diagnosing, education for patient and care giver, prevention, and treatment.
A mechanical device that helps the failing heart work more effectively. It is being used in a small group of patients with severe chronic congestive heart failure. Offers patient and physician information.
Living with Dilated Cardiomyopathy
The author imposed a number of rules of life on himself and achieved a liveable health, after he was hospitalised in a critical condition.
Mayo Clinic: Congestive Heart Failure
A description of the condition, its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, complications, treatment and prevention.
Methodist Health Care System
Looks at congestive heart failure, discussing what it is, symptoms, diagnosing and treatment.
Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire
The questionnaire provided is a measure of the patients' perceptions of the effects of congestive heart failure on their lives.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
A look at heart failure, exploring the causes, treatment, diagnosis and the general outlook.
Northern Arizona University
A brief explanation of congestive heart failure with a very extensive listing of medications use to assist the patient.
An article on what congestive heart failure is, causes, signs and symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment, activity, diet, possible complications and prognosis.
The St. Luke's Heart Failure Program
Offers information on the most recent treatment options available. Among these are proven medications, mechanical heart assist devices, and surgical interventions including transplantation.
Texas Heart Institute
Discusses what congestive heart failure is, as well as who is at risk and the causes. Lifestyle changes, medications, surgical procedures and other issues are presented.
University of Louisville School of Dentistry
Details about congestive heart failure and guidelines for dentist in managing patients with this disorder.
Web MD Health: Congestive Heart Failure
In depth discussion on all topics relating to CHF, such as causes, symptoms, diagnostic procedures and a look at American Heart Association classification of heart failure.
Consumer health information about heart failure. Includes questions to ask your doctor, exercise, warning signs for a silent heart attack and a look inside the failing heart.
Preventing Congestive Heart Failure
American Academy of Family Physicians. An article by JAY N. COHN, M.D., University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Revitalizing a Failing Heart
Precise diagnosis and therapy restore function and extend life for patients with congestive heart failure. Jesse Green, PhD; Senior Director, Clinical Evaluation and Outcomes Research.
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