Diagnosing Heart Disease: Types of Tests

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This resource outlines the different types of tests used to diagnose heart conditions, such as heart disease and heart failure.

“It’s important to know that no one diagnostic test can determine your risk of heart disease; often several tests are required. As your own health advocate, know the reasons and risks of each test, and don’t be reluctant to ask your healthcare provider or technician questions.”