Heart to Heart


By Sandy Wisler, RN, CCRN
Cardiovascular Coordinator

I will never forget this selfless act of kindness. When I worked as a cardiac educator, my job was to instruct patients before they had open heart surgery and give discharge instructions classes. One morning, at the same time that one of our 70 year old patients was prepped and in Surgery for heart by-pass surgery, a 15 year old boy was brought into the ER. He was in an auto accident. A CT Scan on the boy confirmed a life-t...

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