Title: "Your Heart, Your Health. A Patient's Guide To Heart Surgery."
Thanks to: This patient education video was made possible thanks to the financial support by the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation and the family of Bill Brownscombe. The video team would also like to thank the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA), St. Boniface Hospital and the Cardiac Sciences Program.
PLEASE NOTE: This information is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Always seek advice from your physician or another health provider about your health and treatments.
Brief description of the video: This 20 minute patient education video gives information on preparing for heart surgery. Clinical experts from various areas (such as nursing, medicine, physiotherapy and pharmacy) made this video based on current practice and the latest evidence. The video includes information about how your heart works, coronary artery bypass grafting,heart valve surgery, planning for recovery, healthy lifestyle choices, cardiac rehabilitation and what to expect before, during and after your surgery and back at home.
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