Sexuality and Intimacy in Patients with LVADs and their Partners Uncovering the Undiscussed Facts

Jason Bjelkengren, BSN, RN, CCRN, Nurse Manager for Advanced Heart failure, Cardiac Transplant and MCS, and James N. Kirkpatrick, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, cover patient and partner intimacy in patients with LVADs and a discussion of implications.



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James Kirkpatrick, MD.

James Kirkpatrick, MD

Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory and Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Kirkpatrick is director of the Echocardiography Laboratory at the UW Medical Center and is associate professor of medicine. In addition to expertise in all areas of transthoracic, stress and transesophageal echocardiography, he has ...

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