Pulmonary Hypertension Explained to Children in Comic Book Form

Pulmonary Hypertension Explained to Children in Comic Book Form

Medikidz, with the collaboration of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, has launched a comic book in a peer-reviewed series on pulmonary hypertension (PH) .

“Medikidz Explain Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension” is expected to not only increase knowledge and understanding about the disease, but also to support adults who struggle to clearly articulate the condition and its effects to their children. Despite being a rare disease, PAH is severe and life-threatening. The condition is characterized by high blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries that transport blood from the right heart ventricle to the lungs, leading to symptoms like shortness of breath and fatigue.

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