Heart failure is the inability of the heart to pump enough blood to maintain normal body requirements. This may be caused by congenital defect or by another condition that damages or overloads the heart muscle.

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  • Jon's Place 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.
  • At the Heart of Life Saving Information on the cardiac chain of survival, treatment of sudden cardiac arrest and automatic external defibrillation.
  • 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.
  • Congestive Heart Failure Canadian site looking at prevention and treatment as well as evaluation of this disease.
  • 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.
  • Cut to the Heart Includes a history of surgery, congestive heart failure and treatment, treatment techniques, images of troubled hearts, and a map.
  • 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.
  • Healing Arts Center Details of congestive heart failure as well as a list of therapies that are available such as homeopathy and herbs.
  • Heart Failure 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.
  • Heart Point Explains what heart failure is, symptoms, what to watch for, evaluation, prognosis, medication other related issues.
  • Heart Site Details about congestive heart failure, explaining what it is, symptoms, treatment, how common and how serious it is.
  • Kantrowitz CardioVad 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.
  • 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.
  • Northern Arizona University A brief explanation of congestive heart failure with a very extensive listing of medications use to assist the patient.
  • RxMed An article on what congestive heart failure is, causes, signs and symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment, activity, diet, possible complications and prognosis.
  • The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute A look at heart failure, exploring the causes, treatment, diagnosis and the general outlook.

Media publications

  • Preventing Congestive Heart Failure American Academy of Family Physicians. An article by JAY N. COHN, M.D., University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Published 1998-04-15 00:00:00)

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