ahead with tips and
strategies for both open-heart bypass or valve surgery preparation and home
recovery with this highly praised companion guide for patients and caregivers
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"Must reading for anyone who requires open-heart
"This passionate and personal guide
will help you both survive and thrive after open-heart surgery."
FOR THE RECOVERY
TIME AFTER OPEN-HEART SURGERY — whether open-heart bypass
surgery or a value operation — please also consider:
Organizer, a practical 9-page e-booklet,
to plan ahead for both the surgery date and for several weeks during
open-heart bypass recovery or open-heart valve recovery. Click
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"Because it outlines a series of plans for thoughtful and
collaborative action, this book will be equally useful for patients and
for those assisting in the care of a family member or friend."
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Subscribe to our free monthly online newsletter, Heart to Heart. Topics of the day, drawn from chapters in the book, cover everything from how to feel well prepared for the surgery date, organizing a home team, dealing with emotional ups and downs, to the excitement of being healed enough to enroll in a cardiac rehabilitation program.
|"A terrific resource . . . drawn
from dozens of patient and caregiver interviews, the book is filled with
specific exercises and insights to make the open-heart experience easier
on the patient and loved ones."
— Amy Verstappen, President, Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA)