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General cardiac surgery CareMap  
Abstract:  This CareMap for patients and their caregivers shows the care plan that is expected after having cardiac surgery. The CareMap begins on the day of surgery (Day 0) and gives recovery steps through Day 6, when most patients are discharged from the hospital. (CABG, AVR, MVR, open heart surgery)
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2013, October 1, 2013
UWMC Availability:  Cardiology/5NE; Cardiothoracic Surgery/5NE; 5NE; Cardiothoracic ICU/5SE; Regional Heart Center
General Topics:  Surgery; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Hospitalization; Hospital Stay; Cardiovascular Surgery
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
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