Heart Disease and Disorders

Heart Disease and Disorders

Adult Congenital Heart Association. ACHA
ACHA is a nonprofit education and advocacy organization that seeks to improve the quality of life and extend the lives of adults with congenital heart defects (achd). The Website provides information about the different defects and complex problems, offers links to resources, and a listing of centers offering treatment. Additional resources are available only if you sign up (online personal health passport, ACHD Clinic directory, interactive discussion boards).
https://www.achaheart.org/
Angina
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/angina.html
Blood, Heart and Circulation Topics
(MEDLINEplus)
This page lists links to all Heart and Circulation topics in MEDLINEplus.
https://medlineplus.gov/bloodheartandcirculation.html
Continuous Chest Compression CPR
(University of Arizona School of Medicine)
This new method of CPR does not require mouth-to mouth contact. Continuous Chest Compression CPR is a hands-only method developed by physicians at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Click on the link to view a video demonstration.
http://heart.arizona.edu/cpr-video
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/coronaryarterybypasssurgery.html
Coronary Artery Disease
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/coronaryarterydisease.html
Heart Attack
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. There are links to information about how the heart works, what happens during a heart attack and what to do if you think you are having a heart attack. Also listed are links to the latest information about causes, treatment and prevention. Material is easy-to-read and Spanish links are provided.
https://medlineplus.gov/heartattack.html
Heart Disease
(Hands on Health-SC)
Read this for a general introduction to heart disease This section also includes links to many Web sites which focus on all aspects of heart disease.
http://www.handsonhealth-sc.org/page.php?id=1006
Heart Diseases
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Information offered includes latest news on heart disease, anatomy, symptoms, specific conditions, testing, prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, research, clinical trials, and dictionaries.
https://medlineplus.gov/heartdiseases.html
Heart Diseases - Prevention
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/heartdiseasesprevention.html
Heart Failure
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/heartfailure.html
Heart Transplantation
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Sections include General/Overview, Anatomy/Physiology, Disease Management, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Directories, Organizations, Statistics, and Children. Read about what to expect with a heart transplant, facts about keeping your new heart healthy with medications, and how a normal heart works. Learn about organ donation, find a list of Medicare approved heart transplant centers, and read about heart transplants in children and infants. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links. 
https://medlineplus.gov/hearttransplantation.html
Heart Valve Diseases
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/heartvalvediseases.html

Last Modified: Thursday February 09, 2017 12:29 PM