A Special Challenge and a 24/7 Responsibility: Caring for a Family Member with a Mechanical Heart at Home

RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar Jesus (Jessie) Casida, PhD, RN, blogs about left-ventricular assist devises (LVADs) and how they have evolved from a life-saving technology to a viable option for sustaining life and improving the quality of life for patients with end-stage heart failure.