Heart surgery booklet

Having heart surgery

Booklet | 72 pages

English | Published: 08/05/2018

  • Resource code: HIS12/0318
  • Publication for: Care and families, Healthcare professionals, People with heart disease
  • Subject: Heart conditions, Living with heart disease, Tests for heart conditions, Treatments for heart condition
  • Age group: Adults
  • Maximum order quantity: 200

This booklet is for adults who are going to have, or have just had heart surgery. It explains:

  • what happens before your operation 
  • what happens during the time you spend in hospital
  • what to expect once you return home
  • how a cardiac rehabilitation programme can help you after your operation, and
  • what you can do to reduce your risk of further heart problems.

This booklet is also available to download in large print.

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