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Aortic Dissection Patient Guide for Patients & Families

Aortic Dissection Patient Guide for Patients & Families

Written by patients for patients and endorsed by Aortic specialists from three professional societies, our free, comprehensive, easy-to-understand handbook provides information, support and guidance to patients and their families after an aortic dissection.

Aortic Dissection: The Patient Guide answers, in plain English, the questions you and your family may have after an aortic dissection. We have had many testimonials from patients, family and friends who have found it invaluable source of advice. 

The patient guide is split into three helpful parts: 

Part A: Early days - This tells you what you need to know in the early days following your aortic dissection. 

Part B: Back home - This section helps you understand how to recover and adjust once you are back home.

Part C: For family and carers: This part covers how family and carers can help patients and what they need to understand for the long term.

You can download Aortic Dissection: The Patient Guide for free, now. 

As a charitable act, we provide the patient guide as a free download to anyone who wants it. We also  print and supply free stocks of paper Patient Guides to every Aortic centre in the UK and Ireland, so that patients receive one before they leave hospital. We are very grateful to our partners in this project: