American Heart Association

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Good Essays

    This group is comprised of Travis Coffey, Isiah Collie, Thomas Baker and Jermaine Windster. The American Heart Association was established in 1924 by six cardiologists. Presently, the current number of volunteers and supporters of the organization is greater than "22.5 million" (American Heart Association, 2015). The American Heart Association (AHA) is a national voluntary health organization whose main purpose is to develop national health and educational campaigns to raise awareness about heart disease, its diagnosis and treatment nationwide. The functions and roles of the AHA include offering financial assistance for novel and contemporary research, ensures that the provision of public health education including CPR training, healthy lifestyle…

    • 287 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. (American heart association) 1924, six cardiologists, recognizing a need for a national association, formed the American Heart Association (AHA). They thought a national organization could efficiently share research and promote findings better than as separate groups. “The AHA remained small until the 1940s”, when a big donation from Procter and Gamble caught…

    • 346 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Amazing Essays

    In 1997, the American Heart Association brought together the organization’s stroke-related activities as American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. In an effort to get women involved in increasing stroke awareness, The Power of Women in Media was created as a brand that symbolizes women banding together through the effective use of social and traditional media to increase stroke awareness and whose mission it is to empower women to begin a movement that will stimulate collective…

    • 2049 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Amazing Essays
  • Decent Essays

    study we will be focusing on the evolution of the American Heart Association’s and analyze the creation of a side project called, Go Red For Women. In the opening section of this study we will touch on the history of the association as a whole, the development of ‘Go Red for Women and the mission statement behind the organization. Succeeding, we go into depth over the association’s history and will draw from AHA AND (BLANK) to show the evolution and growth the non-profit organization has had…

    • 1208 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Best Essays

    Airway Management Case

    • 937 Words
    • 4 Pages

    intraosseous access over a central line or to administer drugs via the endotracheal tube. A manual IO needle was placed into the proximal tibia and medication was infused. This rapid IO vascular access quickly allowed adrenalin to be given resulting in return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) and palpable pulses (Anson, 2015).These cases highlights the success of IO placement in resuscitative techniques when gaining vascular is essential. The IO use is gaining popularity in the emergencies and…

    • 937 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Best Essays
  • Best Essays

    For this paper, I chose to look into the typical Brazilian diet and analyze it. I specifically wanted to look into the high prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and how the foods commonly eaten in this culture can play a role in this. This topic is important to study because of the tragically high prevalence of cardiovascular disease in Brazil. According to The Global Heart journal, “Over the last 5 decades, CVD have been the leading cause of death in Brazil” (Mota, Mattos, Oliveira, &…

    • 560 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Best Essays
  • Good Essays

    Why do we need to be aware of heart disease in women? Heart disease is normally thought of as a “men’s disease”; however, statistically women are affected as much as men are. Signs and symptoms in women are not necessarily the classic symptoms of chest pain. Many women experience no signs or symptoms until they have heart failure, irregular heartbeat, or a heart attack (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute [NIH], 2014a). Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, affecting…

    • 847 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    changes many of these risk factors can be reduced, thus creating physiological changes. The cardiovascular system is a complex system made up of the heart and the many blood vessels throughout the body. It is an essential system for stability and maintaining homeostasis, supplying every region of the body with just the right amount of blood…

    • 1079 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Cardiomyopathy Case Study

    • 1363 Words
    • 5 Pages

    Heart Attack Heart attack is the consequence and progression of worsening CAD. The coronary artery become partial of completely blocked and suddenly stop the blood flow. Without oxygen part of the heart become permanently damaged and loses its ability of contractility; resulting in scarred area or necrosis. These damage are permanent or irreversible (Mozaffarian et al., 2015). Cardiomyopathy Cardiomyopathy is a diseased heart muscle. The chambers of the heart enlarge and the heart muscle…

    • 1363 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Decent Essays

    States is heart disease. About one million people die from heart disease every year. Heart disease is an umbrella term for a multiple diseases, including arrhythmias, congenital heart diseases, and coronary artery disease. Heart disease includes stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. The most common type of heart disease is coronary heart disease. Almost four hundred thousand individuals will be killed by coronary heart disease each year (The Heart Foundation 2015). Every thirty-four…

    • 1467 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: