Thursday 02 Oct 2014

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All posts tagged congenital heart defects

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SimpleScience@Heart: The couch is no place for people with heart defects

If you or your child were born with a heart defect, don’t skip out on physical activities. While some irregular heartbeat conditions may limit what you can do, most people with heart defects can do just about any physical activity. […]

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Blake’s Story – Second Surgery – The Glenn

12:30 AM – Blood transfusion to bring up oxygen saturation levels 7:30 AM – Surgery starts 9:40 AM - The team of surgeons have begun the surgery and successfully put

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SimpleScience@Heart: Color-coded syringes may treat children with cardiac arrest faster, reduce error

Color-coded syringes may help emergency crews treat children for sudden heart stoppage faster and eliminate medication dosing errors. In two simulations of pediatric cardiac arrest, emergency room nurses and

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What is the #StoryBehindMyScar?

I've watched #StoryBehindMyScar trend on Twitter all day and have been inspired by the many heart survivors who are sharing their stories of trials and triumph. Their scars are