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ICD Connection: Living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. A collection of stories from women and men

Description

ICD Connection contains a collection of stories from women and men who are living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Stories highlight how the ICD implant affected their life, their challenges and struggles along the way, and share what was and wasn’t helpful to their moving forward and adjusting to life with an ICD.

The opportunity for these patients to share their experiences and interact with peers who have had similar experiences can facilitate personal growth and wellness on their life journey with an ICD.

Purchase the book on Amazon or, download a reusable and remixable PDF of the book.

Contact Information

Stephanie Dascola

MSIS Learning Program
4101 Med Sci I
Ann Arbor MI 48109-5624

Phone: 734-645-9967
E-mail: sdascola@umich.edu

Visit the Program on the Web at:

http://open.umich.edu/education/med/books/icd-connection-2/2014

Newsletters / Publications:

https://www.umhsheadlines.org/2015/05/publishing-collaboration-results-in-a-second-patient-authored-book-about-icd/

Resources:

http://open.umich.edu/education/med/books/icd-connection-2/2014/materials

Program End Date

Ongoing

Sponsoring Service Unit(s)

Medical School

Sponsoring Department(s)

Medical School Information Services

Program Available to these Counties

Washtenaw

Program Available to these Cities

Ann Arbor

Subject Area(s)

Community Assistance, Health & Health Care