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This booklet is for people who are about to have, or have already had, an ICD implanted. It is also useful for their family and friends who want to find out more about ICDs
Format: Booklet, 66 Pages
Extended description: It explains why you need an ICD, what an ICD is and what it does, how the ICD is implanted, what it can feel like when the ICD delivers its treatment, and what happens at follow-up appointments.
It also answers some common questions that people ask about ICDs.
Resource Code: HIS19
Date Published: 01/05/2013
Publications for: Carers and Families, Parents, People who have a heart condition
Subject: Heart Conditions, Recovery / Everyday Life, Treatments for Heart Conditions, Physical Activity
Age Group: Adults, Elderly
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