Features October 2018 Issue

How to Stay Out of the Hospital

Experts say many heart-failure hospitalizations can be avoided.

How to Stay Out of the Hospital

If you have heart failure, preventing repeated hospitalizations should be a priority. Here are four things you can do that will help you succeed.

Cleveland Clinic offers heart-failure education classes designed to teach patients and their families what they need to know about the condition, its progression, its impact on day-to-day life and its medications. Ask your cardiologist if there’s a similar program in your area. If not, ask for information in writing.

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