Preparing for surgery (videos)

Young people preparing for surgery - Straight from the heart booklet

Below are video clips to accompany the Straight from the Heart book. Watch all seven to hear from teenagers who have been through heart procedures, and the kind of medical professionals you might meet on your visit to hospital. 

1. Asking questions

2. Fighting the fear

3. Medical lingo

4. Dealing with pain

5. Beating the boredom

6. Scars

7. Hospital check-ups

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