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Nutrition for a healthy heart recovery: A guide to eating after cardiac surgery  
Abstract:  This handout details some of the common eating-related responses to coronary artery bypass or valve surgery. It offers suggestions for dealing with loss of appetite, combating constipation, and eating right to help the body heal and fight infection.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2003, March 1, 2010
UWMC Availability:  Cardiac Diagnostic Services/5NE; Food and Nutrition Services; Cardiology/5NE; Cardiothoracic Surgery/5NE; 5NE
General Topics:  Nutrition; Cardiovascular Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Heart; Diet; Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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