Podcast: COVID-19 Issues Relevant for Patients Who Had Cardiac Surgery

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In this episode of Back to Health, Stephanie Mick, M.D discusses COVID-19 and patients with cardiac conditions. She offers vital information on important issues for cardiac patients such as how the virus affects those who have pre-existing conditions or those who have had heart surgery. She also covers the importance of patients continuing their medications such as ACE inhibitors and ARBs at this time. She addresses the need for medication supply, the need to plan for caregiving, and how they are utilizing telehealth to help people with heart conditions during the pandemic.

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