The Secondary Prevention Clinic is for people who have recently been hospitalized at the Montreal Heart Institute. Specifically, this clinic is for patients who have been recently hospitalized for coronary bypass surgery, myocardial infarction, angina or valve surgery.
Blood pressure refers to the amount of pressure exerted by the blood on the artery walls. In any one person, blood pressure will fluctuate somewhat from day to day or even over the same day. It tends to be lower at night and higher by day.
A leader in preventive care, the EPIC Centre has a dedicated clinic that provides ongoing support to patients who are attempting to quit smoking. This clinic is offered to ÉPIC Centre members, Prevention Clinic patients, and Montreal Heart Institute patients.
From Monday to Friday, the clinic offers direct-line access to nurses with extensive experience in coronary care to help patients avoid a visit to Emergency—or ensure they get there faster—depending on the reason for the call and the nurse's assessment of the situation.
Stress seems to be a constant and evil presence in our lives. Although it may seem like an enemy, it is an unavoidable reality in today's world. All living organisms must face threats, risks and dangers.