Preparing for Surgery
BC Children’s Hospital Cardiology Tour Created by BC Children’s Hospital (published: October 2012)
Your Child’s Heart Surgery Created by BC Children’s Hospital (updated 2012)
Preparing for Your Child’s Surgery at BC Children’s Hospital Created by BC Children’s Hospital (updated: April 2017)
Preparing for Your Child’s Heart Surgery Handbook Information for Children Undergoing Heart Surgery at the Stollery Children’s Hospital (updated July 2018)
Stollery Children’s Hospital Pre-Admission Clinic (PAC) Video Created by Stollery Children’s Hospital (published: March 2013)
Preparing for Your Child’s Surgery at Stollery Children’s Hospital Created by Stollery Children’s Hospital (updated: July 2012)
Travelling with Your Child Checklist Created by WCCHN Nursing Coordinators Committee (updated: September 2012)
Assists with arranging free flights for Canadians who must travel for healthcare they need.
The Patient Guide to Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery
Available in both English and Spanish, this website is easily viewable on computers, tablets, and smartphones. All information has been reviewed by STS members and is divided into sections on adult heart disease, pediatric and congenital heart disease, lung, esophageal, and other chest diseases, heart and lung transplantation, and before, during, and after surgery.
Heart Disease & Dental Care Created by WCCHN Nursing Coordinators Committee (updated: October 2008)
Heart & Soul: Your Guide to Living with Congenital Heart Disease
This book covers topics Congenital Heart Defects, Coping with Your Child’s Diagnosis, Visiting the Hospital, Navigating the Health Care System, Coping with Stressful Times, Growing up with a CHD, Just for Teens – Taking Charge, Caring for a Child with CHD, If Your Child Needs Surgery, and Preparing for an Emergency. Click here for a free, full electronic version of this book.