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Self-Management

Staying Healthy at Home after Hospitalization for a Serious Health Condition

Patients who have been hospitalized for a serious health condition should take an active role in their recovery after they are discharged from the hospital. To stay healthy at home, patients must understand the diet and lifestyle guidelines recommended for people with their condition; be aware of the warning signs and symptoms that their condition is worsening or recurring; and know when to call the doctor or seek emergency care.

Self-Management Guidelines for: