Visit the mē® Catalog for a new case study—Acute Rehab Case Study 1: Management of a Patient with a Left Ventricular Assist Device in Acute Rehabilitation.
After completing this activity, you should be able to:
- Understand what is a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and understand the physiological changes associated with LVAD placement;
- Anticipate medical complications in acute rehabilitation patients with an LVAD;
- Understand LVAD precautions and exercises in acute rehabilitation.
Don’t forget—all case studies in the mē® Catalog are available for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ each.