Heart surgery of any kind is a frightening and often overwhelming experience for both patients and their families. It is usually difficult to remember everything you need to do before arriving at the hospital. This app is designed to help you and your family better understand the process and be more prepared for your heart surgery. A successful recovery starts before surgery.less
* “The Basics” gives you an overview of how to prepare for surgery.
* “General Planning” helps you prepare your home and make arrangements with caregivers, friends and family.
* “The Day of Your Heart Surgery” sections help you understand what will happen the day you arrive at the hospital.
* “Moving to the Operating Room” and “What Happens during Heart Surgery” chapters will give you and understanding of what’s going on during the surgery itself.
* “Moving to Intensive Care” will help your friends and family know what to expect when they see you after surgery.
* “Time in the Hospital after ICU” guides you through what will happen while recovering in the hospital.
* “Leaving the Hospital after Heart Surgery” will prepare you for the next step of your recovery at home.
* Knowledge is power.
* Being properly prepared for your heart surgery will make it a less intimidating experience.
* RecoverRite® has other products to help you recover once you return home.