Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care

Heart failure management program recommended reading

The UW Health Heart Failure Management Program recommends the following books as resources for you during your care.

Because there is so much to know about living with heart failure, we recommend learning more by using the following resources: 

  • Full Catastrophe Living

    by Jon Kabat-Zinn

    Learn about mindfulness meditation


  • Healing from the Heart

    by Mehmet Oz

    Read about combining Western medicine with Eastern techniques such as acupuncture, yoga, hypnosis, music, massage, reflexology, aromatherapy and energy healing


  • Keeping the Gift of Life Alive

    by Nola Endres

    Gather recipes and cooking advice from a UW Hospital and Clinics author


  • Staying Well with Guided Imagery

    by Belleruth Naparstek

    Learn how to use deliberate and directed daydreaming in your care


  • Success with Heart Failure

    by Marc Silver, MD

    Read about the patient-focused approach to heart failure care


  • Thriving with Heart Disease

    by Wayne Sotile, PhD

    Learn more about the emotional effects of heart disease