True Survival StoriesBook - 2011
Explores how advancements in medicine and technology have helped heart patients, includes real-life stories of survivors, and provides tips on maintaining a healthy heart.
• A woman with with a faulty heart muscle receives an electrical device that keeps her blood pumping. Months later, her heart is strong enough to pump on its own.
• A man with a heart too weak to beat properly undergoes a heart transplant.
• Doctors invent a thumb-sized pump that brings the reality of an artificial heart one step closer.
That’s powerful medicine!
Explore the power of medicine through the true stories of people who survived life-threatening heart problems. Find out how doctors use the latest medical breakthroughs to save patients with weak or damaged hearts. You’ll also learn tips for heart health, as well as fascinating facts about the heart’s different sections and how they aid the body.