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Resource Information on Heart Failure

 

Books 

  • Mark Silver, MD, Success with Heart Failure. Help and Hope for those with Congestive Heart Failure, Da Capo Press, 2006. ISBN 13978-0-7382-1072-8
  • Kate Lorig, Halsted Holman, MD, David Sobel, MD, Diana Laurent, MPH, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions: Self-Management of Heart Disease, Arthritis, Stroke, Diabetes, Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema & Others. Bull Publishing Company (order online), P.O. Box 1377, Boulder, CO 80306, Call toll-free: 1-800-676-2855                               

Education Modules on Heart Failure

  •      Heart Failure Society of America – Education Modules
    • Taking Control of Your Heart Failure
    • How to Follow a Low-sodium Diet
    • Heart Failure Medicines
    • Self-care: Following Your Treatment Plan and Dealing with Your Symptoms
    • Exercise and Activity
    • Managing Feelings About Heart Failure
    • Tips for Family and Friends
    • Lifestyle Changes: Managing Other Chronic Conditions
    • Advance Care Planning
    • Heart Rhythm Problems
    • How to Evaluate Claims of New Heart Failure Treatments and Cures

 

Educational Websites

 

Online Self-management Workshops

  • Better Choices, Better Health Workshop
    • Get the support you need and find practice ways to deal with pain, fatigue, and stres
    • Discover better nutrition and exercise choices
    • Understand new treatment
    • Learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health
    • Recovery Act Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, Oregon State Profile, Administration on Aging