Pathlight, the flagship magazine of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, is published quarterly and sent to all members of PHA. Don’t miss the many interesting articles in the December 2018, Issue 4 magazine, including:
- “Living on Oxygen 24/7”
Cover story: A progressive heart and lung disease and a PAH diagnosis isn’t stopping Alexis Trotter from becoming a cardiac sonographer and learning to hula dance.
- “Palliative Care 101: Starting the Conversation”
Board of Trustees member Fran Rogers, M.S.N., CRNP and Namita Sood, M.D., FCCP describe how palliative care can help patients and caregivers.
- “Conversations in Caregiving: Why We Chose Palliative Care for Our 13-Year-Old Daughter”
Amanda Howard explains how palliative care helps her family cope with their daughter’s PH.
- “PHenomenal Lives: Getting Diagnosed and Battling CTEPH…in High School”
Teenager Chloe Ball shares the story of her diagnosis CTEPH in her sophomore year of high school, followed by pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) surgery. Spoiler alert: She plans to graduate in June!
- “Coverage Connections: Navigating Brand and Generic Therapy Choices”
Katie Kroner, PHA’s Senior Director of Advocacy and Treatment Access, helps navigate the challenges of choosing brand and generic therapies.
If you’re not a PHA member yet, it’s fast and easy to become a member online! Visit www.PHAssociation.org/join to choose the membership category that is best for you. By joining at the Supporter, Leadership and Champion level, you also are supporting PHA’s patient programs, including PHA on the Road educational forums and the online myPHA community. To join over the phone, call 301-565-3004 x810.
PHA also hosts two memberships for physicians, researchers and allied health professionals: PH Professional Network and PH Clinicians and Researchers. Learn more on the PHA website.