This day-by-day guide through recovery from Open Heart Surgery tracks normal progress through to discharge. Transition from Critical Care to Acute Care is discussed, and what daily milestones are expected.
Surgery Open Heart: A Surgical Nurse Guides You Through Open Heart Surgery (Open Heart Surgery, Aortic Valve / Mitral Valve Replacement, Coronary Artery Bypass, Aortic Aneurysm, Myxoma) by Steven Monteiro RN http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01AZUMSOA/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_9EW1wb1ZG2D7H
Barbara Walters, former host of The Today Show and The View, began experiencing pressure in her upper chest in May 2010, and was told shortly after that she would need to receive an aortic valve replacement. *Via Celebrities With Heart Disease - Celebrity Heart Health Survivors - Good Housekeeping