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What do I need to know about caring for someone with a heart abnormality?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Caring for someone with a heart abnormality means ensuring that the treatment plan is followed. If your loved one must limit physical activity temporarily or permanently, you may have to pick up the slack on chores around the house. Because missing medication for a heart abnormality can have dire consequences, you can help your loved one by setting up a medication schedule and monitoring to be sure that it is followed. Knowing the warning signs of a deteriorating heart abnormality can ensure that your loved one receives care in time.

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