Back to Life After a Heart Crisis: A Doctor and His Wife Share Their 8 Step Cardiac Comeback Plan

Back to Life After a Heart Crisis: A Doctor and His Wife Share Their 8 Step Cardiac Comeback Plan

by Marc Wallack M.D., Jamie Colby

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Back to Life after a Heart Crisis: A Doctor and His Wife Share Their 8 Step Cardiac Comeback Plan 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There are a lot of vivid descriptions of multiple fears. I think its a great book for the caregiver but I would not give it to my husband because I think it would give him fear and anxiety.
MomsChoiceAwards More than 1 year ago
Back to Life after a Heart Crisis is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, and New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.
AaronsDad More than 1 year ago
Dr. Wallack and his wife have "hit the nail on the head" with this book. Five years ago, I also had open heart surgery (at age 44) and received little or no information from my team of surgeons, cardiologists, nurses, etc. as to what to expect when I came home from the hospital. I suffered severe depression, great anxiety, and many other symptoms that Dr. Wallack and Jamie Colby explain so very well in this book. Hospitals should arrange to give this book to every open heart surgery patient BEFORE their scheduled surgery date, so that the patient will have a better idea of what to expect in the following weeks, months and even years (both physical and psychological symptoms). The dietary ideas are also very helpful... FANTASTIC book, thank you!!
piersemom More than 1 year ago
This book is a must have for all cardiac patients and their family members. It answers all the questions you may have. Love all the true feelings revealed to help anyone get Back to Life!
Ralph-Barger More than 1 year ago
I highly recommend this excellent book to anyone dealing with a serious illness or caring for a loved one through a health crises and the recovery process. Dr. Wallack provides unique insight as a skilled physician who found himself as a patient. Jamie Colby provides the reader with valuable insight on how to be the best care giver and advocate for your loved one and how to handle the mental stress of the operation and recovery experience. As a person with heart issues I am particularly interested in Dr. Wallack's ideas on the process of choosing the best doctor, procedure and hospital. The information both authors provide on diet, physical rehabilitation and mental outlook is wonderful. Purchase this book, we all will deal with serious medical issues in our lives and this book will help you make each day better.
Linda69 More than 1 year ago
This book is an outstanding book for the patient and especially for the caregiver. Alot of us as caregivers, did not really have a reference that we could rely on. This book is a "must" for all caregivers. It helps you get through what you need to get through each day. The book helps both the patient and caregiver maintain emotional strength for each other. I would strongly recommend this book, if you know of someone going through this, it is the best gift you can give to them...