The following new products for the public and the healthcare professional are available through your local American Heart Association.
Being a Stroke Family Caregiver. This American Stroke Association brochure is a tool to support family caregivers through the challenges of long-term support during the recovery and rehabilitation of a family member. Product Code 50-1448.
For Your Children. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children. Product code 50-1459. Replaces 50-1067.
JUST MOVE! (Spanish version). This 12-page brochure is the Spanish counterpart to the popular brochure JUST MOVE! It provides information on physical activity and provides strategies on how to make physical fitness part of your life. Product code 50-2024.
Are You at Risk of Stroke? This booklet can be used to educate those who do not know the risk factors for stroke and to encourage those who do not know their risk to see their healthcare provider. The booklet is based on the most recent American Stroke Association risk assessment. Product code 50-2027.
Stroke Connection Magazine July/August 2000. This issue spotlights survivors who overcome major obstacles when returning to the workforce or to continue their education. Read about ADA rights from some of the top experts in the country. Medicare/Medicaid also offers great insight to stroke survivors after experiencing a stroke. Product code 50-0043.
Stroke Connection Magazine September/October 2000. This issue spotlights various stroke survivors from 2 months to 50 years of age; a new finding on aspirin and clopidogrel; stroke studies by the national Institute of Health Clinical Center; resource publications for strokes under 65, plus more. Product code 50-0044.
About Your Bypass Surgery. This 20-page brochure provides a complete overview of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). The brochure takes the patient step-by-step through the surgery from preadmission directives to recovery. Product code 50-1087.
Controlling Your Risk Factors: Our Guide to Reducing Your Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke. This 28-page brochure defines each of the risk factors (cholesterol, smoking, hypertension, physical inactivity, obesity, diabetes, family history, sex, age, and race) for heart attack and stroke and clearly explains AHA’s recommendations. Product code 50-1400.
Heart Attack and Stroke: Signals and Action. This 7-page brochure provides information on how acting quickly can save lives by emphasizing these three steps: Know the warning signs, Call 9-1-1, Give CPR. Includes information about tPA as a stroke treatment and the need for immediate action. Product code 50-1403.
Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke. This 16-page brochure addresses the newest AHA major cardiovascular risk factor – diabetes. It provides detailed information about the role diabetes plays as a risk factor for heart disease and stroke and gives advice for making lifestyle modifications to reduce that risk. Product code 50-1404.
Understanding Changes. This is an American Stroke Association 16-page brochure that provides a great amount of detail regarding the differences between right- and left-brain injuries. Product code 50-1416.
Caring for Someone with Aphasia. This 19-page American Stroke Association brochure is an in-depth resource for anyone whose family member is recovering from stroke. Product code 50-1417.
Your Mitral Valve Prolapse. This 7-page brochure contains complete information for anybody with mitral valve prolapse. Product code 50-1422.
The Effects of Smoking. This 12-page brochure provides all the pertinent information on the dangers of smoking as well as secondary or environmental smoke. Product code 50-1426.
Living with Atrial Fibrillation. This American Stroke Association’s 10-page brochure details the intricacies of Atrial Fibrillation and its role as a risk for stroke. Product code 50-1430.
A Message to Parents: Our Guide to Help You Safeguard Your Children From Smoking. This 7-page brochure provided important information about the dangers of tobacco, cigarette smoke and environmental tobacco (or secondhand smoke). Product code 50-1431.
Innocent Heart Murmurs. Not all heart murmurs indicate a problem with a child’s heart. This brochure will help ease parents’ minds by providing information about heart murmurs that are completely “innocent.” Product code 50-1433.
Your Heart Valve Surgery. This 24-page brochure covers the entire spectrum of topics around heart valve surgery. The booklet includes a Bacterial Endocarditis Wallet Card. Product code 50-1441.
Living With Your Pacemaker. An 11-page brochure that provides a complete overview of modern pacemakers. Product code 50-1443.
Your Child and Rheumatic Fever. This brief, 4-page brochure, details the steps necessary to prevent strep throat from leading to permanent heart damage. Product code 50-1444.
Your Heart and Anticoagulants. Anticoagulants are prescribed for a variety of conditions. This booklet overviews the benefits of this drug therapy while providing the appropriate precautions for patients. Product code 50-1445.
Your PTCA. A concise 7-page brochure that provides a complete summary of a very common cardiac procedure. Product code 50-1446.