Heart Disease Resources for Patients:

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Heart Disease Resources for Patients:

A Guide to the Treatment of Hypertension http://www.diseases-explained.com/hypertensionhome/

American Heart Association http://www.americanheart.org/
One of the best sites for patient information about heart disease and strokes.

American College of Cardiology http://www.acc.org/
Focuesd on cardiologists, but some very good patient information.

Blood pressure.com http://www.bloodpressure.com/

British Heart Foundation http://www.bhf.org.uk/

Cardiac Centre http://www.mediconsult.com/mc/mcsite.nsf/cardiac~i

Cardioguide http://www.cardioguide.com/cardio/

European Society of Cardiology http://www.escardio.org/

Healthanswers.com http://www.healthanswers.com/centers/disease/overv/

Healthlink USA http://www.healthlinkusa.com/157.asp

The Heart: An Online Exploration http://sln.fi.edu/biosci/biosci.html

Heart Information Network http://www.heartinfo.org/

HeartMates http://www.heartmeates.com
Information for spouses and families of heart patients.

HeartCenterOnline.com http://www.heartcenteronline.com

Mayo Clinic Heart Center USA http://www.mayohealth.org/mayo/common/htm/heartpg/.

Medscape Cardiology http://cardiology.medscape.com/Home/Topics/cardiology/cardiology.html

Mended Hearts http://www.mendedhearts.org/
Information for heart surgery patients and their families.

National Heart Foundation of Australia http://www.heartfoundation.com.au/

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

On-line Medical Dictionary at CancerWeb http://www.graylab.ac.uk/omd/index.html

U.S. Dept of Agriculture: Provisional Table on the Vitamin K Content of Foods (pdf)
A pdf file listing the vitamin K content of foods. Useful for patients taking oral anticoagulants (Coumadin or warfarin).

Patient UK http://www.patients.org.uk/

Physicians' Desk Reference http://consumer.pdr.net/consumer/index.htm
Physicians' Desk Reference on drugs information for consumers. May require registration.

YourSurgery.com http://www.yoursurgery.com/
YourSurgery will explain the most commonly performed surgeries, using simple diagrams and cutting edge animation including cardiac catheterization and Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)

Heart Disease Resources For Healthcare Professionals:

Doctor’s Guide - Global Edition http://www.docguide.com/
This site provides daily reviews of the latest developments, as well as links to journals and other relevant sites. The site offers personalization options and is available in several languages.

Heartlinx.com – News in cardiology for Doctors http://www.heartlinx.com/
Provides access to the latest published articles on a variety of cardiovascular sub-specialties, as well as archive material. The site also has links to cardiovascular organizations and CME courses.

HeartCenterOnline.com http://www.heartcenteronline.com

NHLBI – Cardiovascular Information for Health Care Professionals http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/heart/index.htm
A variety of resources relating to cardiovascular disease treatment and prevention are available at this site. It provides information on clinical guidelines and recommendations for cardiovascular disease risk factors, as well as details of NHLBI-sponsored clinical trials.

Theheart.org – Cardiology online http://www.theheart.org/index.cfm
This site provides the latest information on the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease. As well as summaries of the latest developments, the user can access case studies, clinical trial commentaries and CME material and customize the site according to his/her interests. 

Heart Disease Societies:

American College of Cardiology http://www.acc.org/
A primary information resource offering free registration for healthcare professionals and the general public. The site offers practice guidelines for CV disorders and full text access to the College’s journal.

American Heart Association http://www.americanheart.org/
Provides material aimed at the general public regarding heart disease and stroke as well as information on CV health and education for healthcare professionals.

European Society of Cardiology http://www.escardio.org/
This site provides access to a variety of CV information including links to other societies and organisations journals and teaching material. Access to medical and educational institutions specialising in CV medicine and research is also available.

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation http://www.aacvpr.org/

American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) http://www.chestnet.org/

American Society of Echocardiography http://asecho.org/

American Society of Hypertension http://www.ash-us.org/

American Society of Nuclear Cardiology http://www.asnc.org/

Argentine Society of Cardiology http://www.sac.com.ar/

Association for European Paediatric Cardiology http://www.aepc.org/

Association of Resuscitation Training Officers http://www.arto.org/

Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri http://www.anmco.it/

Austrian Heart Foundation http://info.uibk.ac.at/

Austrian Society of Cardiology http://www.akh-wien.ac.at/

Brazilian Society of Cardiology http://www.cardiol.br/

British Cardiac Society http://www.cardiac.org.uk/

British Heart Foundation http://www.bhf.org.uk/

Canadian Cardiovascular Society http://www.ccs.ca/

Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand http://www.csanz.edu.au/

Colombian Society of Cardiology http://cardiocolombia.org/

Danish Heart Foundation http://www.hjerteforeningen.dk/

European Atherosclerosis Society http://www.elsevier.com/

European Heart Network http://www.ehnheart.org/

European Society of Cardiology (ESC) http://www.esc.be/

European Society of Hypertension (ESH) http://www.aisc.it/

Finnish Cardiac Society http://www2.fimnet.fi/

Finnish Heart Association http://www.sydanliitto.fi/

French Society of Cardiology http://www.webcardio.com/

Fundacion Valle del Lili Medical Center (Cardiovascular Unit) http://www.cardiolili.edu.co/

German Cardiac Society (GCS) http://www.rz.uni-duesseldorf.de/WWW/DGK/

German Heart Foundation http://www.herzstiftung.de/

Global Cardiology Network http://www.globalcardiology.org/

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada http://www.hsf.ca/

Heart Failure Society of America http://www.hfsa.org/

Heartfile http://heartfile.org/

Hellenic Cardiological Society http://www.eexi.gr/hcs/

Hungarian National Heart Foundation http://www.szivalap-kh.hu/

Hungarian Society of Cardiology http://www.koranyi.hu/

International Society for Heart Research (ISHR) http://www.ishrworld.org/

International Society of Hypertension (ISH) http://www.worldheart.org/ISH.html

Italian Society of Cardiology http://www.medicnet.it/sic/

ALT (Italian Association against Thrombosis) http://www.trombosi.org

Icelandic Heart Association http://www.hjarta.is

Irish Heart Foundation http://www.irishheart.ie

Japanese Circulation Society http://www.netjcs.or.jp/

Korean Society of Circulation http://www.circulation.or.kr/

Mexican Society of Cardiology http://www.smcardio.org.mx/

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/nhlbi/nhlbi.htm

Netherlands Heart Foundation http://www.hartstichting.nl

North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE) http://www.naspe.org/

Norwegian Council on Cardiovascular Diseases http://www.nasjonalforeningen.no/

Portugese Heart Foundation http://www.fpcardiologia.pt/

Portugese Society of Cardiology http://www.spc.pt/

Russian Society of Cardiology http://cardiology.da.ru/

Slovenian Heart Foundation http://www.kclj.si/pub/zasrce/

Society for Cardiovascular Pathology http://pathology.jhu.edu/scvp/

Society of Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology http://www.scvir.org/

Society of Thoracic Surgeons & STS Annals http://www.sts.org/

Spanish Heart Foundation http://www.secardiologia.es

Spanish Society of Cardiology http://www.secardiologia.es/

Swedish Heart Lung Foundation http://www.hjart-lungfonden.se/

Swiss Heart Foundation http://www.swissheart.ch/

Turkish Heart Foundation http://www.tkv.org.tr

The International Academy of Cardiology http://www.cardiologyonline.com/

The Netherlands Society of Cardiology http://www.icin.knaw.nl/

Uruguayan Society of Cardiology http://www.suc-uruguay.org/

World Health Organization http://www.who.org/

World Heart Federation http://www.worldheart.org/


Heart Disease Journals:

Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology http://atvb.ahajournals.org/
A journal of the American Heart Association with full text access available on subscription. Non-subscribers can access the table of contents.

Atherosclerosis http://www.elsevier.nl/inca/publications/store/5/2/2/7/9/0
The journal of the European Atherosclerosis Society with on-line access to the table of contents.

British Medical Journal http://www.bmj.com/
This site features free searchable full text access to all journal contents as well as additional material

Cardiovascular Research http://www.elsevier.nl/homepage/sab/cardio/
A journal of the European Society of Cardiology. The site has free access to table of contents and abstracts.

Circulation Research http://circres.ahajournals.org/
Published by the American Heart Association journal with full text access available on subscription.

Clinical Cardiology http://clinical-cardiology.org/
Free on-line access is available to table of contents abstracts and journal supplements. Full text access is available to subscribers

European Heart Journal http://www.harcourt-international.com/journals/euhj/
A journal of the European Society of Cardiology. Full text access is available via IDEAL the publisher’s full-text journal service. Free searching of abstracts and table of contents is available.

Heart http://heart.bmjjournals.com/
Formerly the British Heart Journal. Free access is available to contents and abstracts with full text access on subscription

New England Journal of Medicine http://www.nejm.org/
Abstracts and table of contents can be accessed freely. Full text can only be accessed following subscription.

The Lancet http://www.thelancet.com/
Subscribers to the print version have free access to the contents of the entire site. Non-subscribers have limited access to the on-line journal

Annals of Internal Medicine http://www.acponline.org/journals/annals/annaltoc.htm

Annals of Thoracic Surgery http://www.sts.org/annals/

Bethesda Conference Documents from the ACC http://www.acc.org/clinical/bethesda/

Canadian Journal of Cardiology http://www.pulsus.com/cardiol/home.htm

Chest http://www.chestnet.org/

Circulation http://www.circulationaha.org/

CorVasa (Scientific Journal of the Czech Cardiological Society) http://www.mediclub.cz/

Current Opinion in Cardiology http://biomednet.com/cgi-bin/members1/shwtoc.pl?J:car

Echocardiography Journal http://www2.umdnj.edu/%7Eshindler/echo.html

Electronic Journals and Other Publications http://www.countway.harvard.edu/ejournals/

European Heart Journal http://www.heartjnl.com/

Evidence-based Cardiovascular Medicine http://www.churchillmed.com/Journals/EBCVM/jhome.html

Experimental and Clinical Cardiology http://www.pulsus.com/europe/home.htm

Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia http://www.anmco.it/gic/index.htm

HeartWeb http://www.heartweb.org/

Hypertension http://www.hypertensionaha.org/

Interventions On-Line http://www.cvi-online.com/

Journal for Molecular and Cellular Cardiology http://www.academicpress.com/jmcc

Journal of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions http://www.jcehp.com/

Journal of Hypertension http://www.jhypertension.com/

Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) http://www-east.elsevier.com/jac/jac_mnth.htm

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) http://www.ama-assn.org/public/journals/jama/jamahome.htm

Journal of the World Heart Federation http://www.isfc.org/heartbeat/

Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery http://www1.mosby.com/mosbyscripts/mosby.dll?action=searchDB&searchDBfor=home&id=tc

PortalCardio.com (Cardiology site in Spanish) http://www.portalcardio.com/

Progress in Pediatric Cardiology http://www.elsevier.nl/locate/ppedcard

Stroke http://www.strokeaha.org/

The Online Journal of Cardiology http://www.mmip.mcgill.ca/heart/index.html

WebMedLit - Cardiology Current Journal Articles http://www.webmedlit.com/topics/CardioLit.html