Home transfer after cardiac surgery

E. Navarra Published in the journal : December 2016 Category : Cardiology

Summary :

The patient's return to his own home following heart surgery constitutes a significant moment in time, reflecting his return to daily normal-life activities. Once the peri-operative phase overcome, and following the period of convalescence, the patient must very abruptly continue to life "without any medical environment". The role of the information provided to the patient during his hospital stay, as well as the cooperation between the physician, cardiologist, and surgeon, are all paramount to facilitate the patient's return to his own home.

Key Words

Return at home, complications