Cardiac Care Resources

Resource The menu items in Public Outreach-Cardiac Care Resources provide links to valuable educational resources made available by national associations with a focus on heart disease education, hospital cardiac surgery/cardiology departments, and government organizations.  Below are links to articles and books that provide valuable information about heart disease, your cardiac system and the types of care available.  These resources may help to prepare you for a vsit with your cardiologist or surgeon.

Articles and Books

A Cardiac Conumdrum, by Alice Parks, published in the Harvard Magazine, March-April 2013, also available as a pdf file. A featured article about David Jones’ new book, Broken Hearts: The Tangled History of Cardiac Care (Johns Hopkins), published December 26, 2012. (read more…)

Online Resources

CDC Fact Sheet

What Is Coronary Angiography?

What Is Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?

American Heart Association HeartHub for Patients

CDC Heart Disease Resources for Patients

Massachusetts Department of Public Health – Heart/Stroke Resource Page

Million Hearts – About Heart Disease and Stroke

Society of Thoracic Surgeons – Resources for Patients