From the heart

Chin-Peuckert, Lily
February 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 5, p661
Academic Journal
The article discusses the author's experience of surviving her operation for acute congestive heart failure. She said that she was nervous of undergoing the operation but that she had no choice since her survival was at stake. She was particularly concerned with the safety of the blood transfusion notwithstanding the medical staff's assurance that it was infection-free. She thanked her surgeon for the successful operation.


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