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P1052 ABC Transitions in Care

Guiding Your Way Throughout this Patient Resource Guide, use these interactive features to add to your learning experience: DISCLAIMER: This guidebook is intended for informational purposes only, with the understanding that no one should rely upon this information as the basis for medical decisions. Anyone requiring medical or other healthcare services should consult a medical or healthcare professional. Any actions based on the information provided herein are entirely the responsibility of the user and/or of any medical or other healthcare professionals who advised such actions. Anyone who uses the suggested dietary and physical activity/ exercise areas in this guidebook should consult a medical or healthcare provider before starting a diet or physical activity/ABC and StayWell have used reasonable efforts to include timely and exercise program. accurate information in this guidebook. Accordingly, the sponsor, partners, producers, and others make no representations or warranties, expressed or implied, regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information provided herein and specifically disclaim any liability, expressed or implied, in connection therewith. 2 Inside the guide Introduction.................................................... 3 CHAPTER 1 Before You Leave the Hospital Questions to Ask Your Doctor....................... 3 Understanding Your Medications.................. 4 What to Expect During Recovery................... 5 CHAPTER 2 When You Return Home Medications..................................................... 6 Exercise............................................................ 8 Eating Healthy................................................. 8 CHAPTER 3 Follow-up Care Medical Appointments................................. 10 Therapy/Cardiac Rehab................................. 10 CHAPTER 4 Information for Caregivers Encouraging Healthy Changes......................12 Signs and Symptoms to Watch For...............12 Caring for Yourself.........................................13 Glossary..........................................................14 Resources........................................................15 ©2015 StayWell, LLC www.staywell.com All rights reserved. This publication is brought to you as a public health service by ABC and StayWell. This publication was made possible through the generous support of AstraZeneca. Open PDF. Download or print pages that help you manage your health. To use this tool, install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader (http://get.adobe.com/reader/). Audio. Listen to the audio version of the pages you are viewing. To use this, make sure you have the most recent free copy of Adobe Flash Player (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/). Play. Play videos and animations by pressing the play button. Highlighted Text. Click on any highlighted text (in red) and you will see a definition of that word. Learning Checks. Check what you have learned throughout this Guide. Help. Click the help button on the Menu Bar to get help using this Guide. Aa


P1052 ABC Transitions in Care
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