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  • Before you leave hospital, talk with your health professionals to make a plan for your care and recovery after your heart attack.
  • Speak with your doctor about attending cardiac rehabilitation to help your recovery.
  • Make sure you follow your recovery plan after you leave hospital.
  • Take all your medicines exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Keep your appointments with doctors and other health professionals after leaving hospital.
  • Ask your doctor when you can start everyday activities such as physical activity, travel, driving and work.

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Reviewed on: 07-09-2022