posts videos to share the joy of the completed Missions as well as to provide you with the information you need to:
A) Increase your awareness of healthcare and rehabilitation
(knowledge is absolutely power in the medical world!)
B) Be prepared when illness or disability comes
(no more being reactive when it comes to our health - let's become proactive together)
C) Advocate for yourself or a loved one throughout hospitalization and recovery
(know the right questions to ask, know how to help)

What Are Sternal Precautions?

Sternal precautions are in place after open heart surgery for usually somewhere between 4-8 weeks to protect separation of your breastbone and prevent infection of that new incision.  We're covering the 4 general ones here, adding to that #howtohospital knowledge base, but every surgeon has his/her own specific precautions and protocol so be sure to listen to exactly what they say!  

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