FAQ: After Your Surgery

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Answer:

  • Make sure your care providers wash their hands before and after your care
  • Do not wait until your pain is severe before you ask for pain medication
  • Make sure the call button is within reach before medical staff leave the room
  • Sit on the edge of the bed for a few minutes before you stand up to prevent getting dizzy
  • Yes. If you cannot reach the doctor immediately, call 911.
  • Do not get out of bed without help if you feel weak or dizzy