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Patient Health Education Portal: Heart (Child Cardiology)

The patient's guide to authoritative health information on the Internet.

American Heart Association: heart.org

American Heart Association

Nemours Foundation: KidsHealth.org

Movie: Heart & Circulatory System

© 1995-2019. The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth®. Reprinted with permission.

Nemours Foundation: KidsHealth.org

Testing for heart conditions can include:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: cdc.org

Living with a Congenital Heart Defect

Provides information for parents of children with a congenital heart defect.

 

American College of Cardiology: CardioSmart.org

Preparing for Your Appointment

  • Provides you with tips to help prepare for your appointment. 
  • Provides you with suggested questions to ask your doctor based on your specific diagnoses.

Contact A Librarian

Do you need help finding health information? Contact our clinical librarian.

Email   Email 
  Health Information Request
Phone

  Call 
  301-295-2325

Disclaimer: The librarians at Darnall Medical Library are happy to respond to requests for health information from WRNMMC patients and families. The librarians are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice or interpret the information provided. Only health care providers can evaluate how health information may apply to a patient's specific situation, discuss medical conditions, and make health-related recommendations and suggestions.

Links, photos, or content shared from another site do not indicate endorsement by WRNMMC or by any other federal agency. Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient's medical history.

WRNMMC Contacts

Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
Location: Building 19, 4th Floor
Telephone: (301) 295-4941/4900

Location: America (Building 19)
Main: (301) 295-4959
 

Acknowledgements

Special thanks to the patients, families and providers of WRNMMC.  Special thanks to S. Echelmeyer for graphic image designs.

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