Understanding your child's heart - patent ductus arteriosus

Leaflet / flyer | 26 pages

English | Published: 14/09/2016

  • Resource code: C17/0916
  • Publication for: Healthcare professionals, Parents
  • Subject: Heart conditions, Living with heart disease, Treatments for heart condition
  • Age group: 0-5 years
  • Maximum order quantity: 100

This factsheet is for parents and health professionals who are caring for a child with patent ductus arteriosus (persistent arterial duct).

It explains the way the normal heart works and explains how patent ductus arteriosus affects a child. It explains the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of patent ductus arteriosus, and gives contacts for additional support.

This booklet is part of our Understanding your child's heart series.