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21.

Reducing Your Heart Disease Risk Factors After Heart Surgery

Learn what heart-healthy lifestyle changes you should make to help reduce health problems in the future.
Online
2018; 2012
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Recovering From a Tracheostomy: Before You Leave the Hospital

Understand the process of recovery from a tracheostomy and the steps that will be taken to help you adjust to living with a trach.
Online
2018; 2016
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Introduction to Bariatric Surgery

Understand that bariatric surgery may be an option for some people and how it may be determined if someone is a candidate for bariatric surgery.
Online
2018; 2015
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Joint Replacement: The Role of Your Coach

Learn how important your role as your loved one’s “coach” can be before, during, and after his or her joint replacement surgery.
Online
2018; 2012
25.

What Is an Ileostomy?

Learn what an ileostomy is, why you may have one, and how the waste from what you eat will now come out of your body through the stoma.
Online
2018; 2015
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Your Joint Replacement Journey: An Overview

Preparing for hip or knee joint replacement surgery? Learn everything you’ll need to do to get ready for surgery day from an orthopedic surgeon and patients who have had joint replacement surgery.
Online
2018; 2016
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Understanding Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Learn about minimally invasive heart surgery and its potential benefits.
Online
2018; 2012
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Getting the Most Out of Joint Replacement Surgery

Understand the importance of safe exercise after you have recovered from surgery and some important tips for making life with your artificial joint easier.
Online
2018; 2012
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Understanding Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Watch this animation to see how surgeons restore normal blood flow within a heart that has narrowed or blocked arteries.
Online
2018; 2012
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Joint Replacement Recovery: Activity Guidelines

Watch how sticking to your activity guidelines, gradually increasing your level of activity, and going to physical therapy will help you reach your joint replacement recovery goals.
Online
2018; 2012
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Heart Surgery: Pain Management

Learn strategies for rating and describing your pain level to members of your cardiac team, so they can treat it.
Online
2018; 2012
32.

Heart Surgery: Preparing for Your Surgery

Learn what you need to do in preparation for your heart surgery.
Online
2018; 2012
33.

Preparing Your Home for Joint Replacement Recovery

See what you can do in advance to make your home recovery comfortable and safe.
Online
2018; 2012
34.

Heart Surgery Recovery: Medication Guidelines

Watch this video to learn about the common medications you may take after heart surgery and strategies for taking them as prescribed.
Online
2018; 2012
35.

Your Joint Replacement Journey: Returning to Activity

You are probably looking forward to being mobile again after your hip or knee joint replacement surgery. Rehabilitation experts and joint replacement patients explain the process of returning to full activity after your surgery, including information on exercises, home safety, and rehabilitation aids.
Online
2018; 2016
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Before and During the ICD Implant Procedure

Learn what to expect in the hospital just prior to the implant procedure, and see how the device is implanted.
Online
2018; 2014
37.

Joint Replacement: Physical and Occupational Therapies

Watch how physical and occupational therapists can help you reach your recovery goals after joint replacement surgery.
Online
2018; 2012
38.

The Angioplasty Procedure: What to Expect

Learn how to prepare yourself for your angioplasty, and watch what occurs during the angioplasty and stenting procedures.
Online
2018; 2013
39.

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Part 2—Avoiding Complications and Readmission

In order to maximize recovery and minimize the chance of hospital readmission, patients must take an active role in their recovery. This program will share what to expect early in the recovery process as well as common complications, how to prevent them, and what to do if they arise.
Online
2018; 2016
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Joint Replacement: Preventing Blood Clots

Learn how compression devices, physical activity, and medication can help prevent the development of dangerous blood clots.
Online
2018; 2012