Chapter 7. Returning Home

  1. Carl Margereson MSc BSc(Hons) DipN(Lond) RGN RMN and
  2. Jillian Riley MSc BA(Hons) RGN RM

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774441.ch7

Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing

Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing

How to Cite

Margereson, C. and Riley, J. (2003) Returning Home, in Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774441.ch7

Author Information

  1. Senior Lecturers, Faculty of Health & Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Royal Brompton Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059041

Online ISBN: 9780470774441

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Keywords:

  • cardiac rehabilitation;
  • pulmonary rehabilitation;
  • discharge;
  • patient education;
  • hospitalisation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Earlier discharge

  • Patient education

  • Support strategies

  • Promoting patient confidence

  • References

  • Further reading