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Activities of daily living after lung surgery: Self-care for safety and healing  
Abstract:  This handout gives activity guidelines to follow after having lung surgery. It includes photos and step-by-step instructions to protect the sternum when getting in and out of bed, standing up, getting dressed, and other activities of daily living.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2011, September 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
General Topics:  Surgery; Respiratory Disorders; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Sternum; Occupational Therapy; Lung Surgery; Lung; Activities of Daily Living
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Easy
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3803

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