Activity restrictions and recovery after open chest surgery: understanding the patient's perspective.

@article{Parker2008ActivityRA,
  title={Activity restrictions and recovery after open chest surgery: understanding the patient's perspective.},
  author={Robert D. R. Parker and Jenny Adams},
  journal={Proceedings},
  year={2008},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={421-5}
}
he Indiana man was a fine horseman who treasured his horses—they were almost like family to him. Then he had surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm. One of his physicians told him that he could never ride again and that he should sell his horses. Fearful of jeopardizing his life and not knowing what else to do, the man complied, but doing so plunged him into a depression that lifted only when he was well enough to see that the physician’s advice was wrong. He now owns and rides horses again… CONTINUE READING
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