Table 1

Items of parental knowledge in the three domains

Nature of the disease and its treatment
Name of heart disease
Location of heart disease diagrammatically
Aetiology of congenital heart disease
Hereditary nature of heart disease
Symptoms attributable to heart disease
Treatment of heart disease
    Transcatheter intervention
    Medication (function and side effects)
Impact of heart disease on exercise capacity
Exercise prescription and necessity for exercise restriction
Infective endocarditis and its prevention
Awareness of the term “infective endocarditis”
Symptoms of endocarditis
Risk factors of endocarditis
    Dental abscess
    Contaminated needles
    Skin infection
    Poor nail and skin care
    Body piercing and tattooing