Blood pressure is a measurement of the force used by the heart to pump blood around the body. This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, why it might be needed and how to carry it out at home.
Amiodarone is a medicine used to treat abnormal heart rhythms called arrhythmias. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital describes how this medicine is given and some of its possible side effects.
This page from Great Ormond StreetHospital (GOSH) explains about the different forms of supraventricular tachycardia – AV node re-entry tachycardia, atrial flutter, AV reciprocating tachycardia, atrial tachycardia and junctional tachycardia – their causes, symptoms and treatment and where to get help.
The lead-up and routine around your child’s bedtime is referred to as their ’sleep hygiene’. Having good sleep hygiene can help your child both to settle to sleep and to stay asleep, and there are several things that parents can do to aid this. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about sleep hygiene and outlines some of the areas that could be considered when trying to ensure children have the best possible sleep hygiene.
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome is a congenital (present at birth) condition that affects the electrical system within the heart. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, what causes it and how it can be treated.
Neonatal supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is a common type of arrhythmia in newborn babies. It causes episodes where the heart beats abnormally fast. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of neonatal supraventricular tachycardia and where to get help.