Can I have visitors in the ICU after heart surgery?

When you are settled in your room, the nurse will inform your loved ones that they can see you.

Typically, you are asked to limit the number of family and friends that visit in the ICU. Your body needs time to rest and rebuild your strength. Having surgery is exhausting, and you may fall asleep while your visitors are with you. This is normal and should be expected.

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