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After orthopedic day surgery

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Nova Scotia Health Authority Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2015.
Pamphlet Number
1599
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This pamphlet answers common questions about your care at home after orthopedic day surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what you can eat, managing pain, driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea and patients who use CPAP machines. It offers a checklist of activities and specific instructions for dressing care and stitches or staples. Instructions for bleeding, things you should watch out for (including a lis…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority Central Zone. Same Day Surgery Unit
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2015
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Orthopedic Procedures
Postoperative Care
Other Subjects
Orthopedic surgery
Postoperative care
Abstract
This pamphlet answers common questions about your care at home after orthopedic day surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, restrictions on activities, what you can eat, managing pain, driving, and returning to work. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea and patients who use CPAP machines. It offers a checklist of activities and specific instructions for dressing care and stitches or staples. Instructions for bleeding, things you should watch out for (including a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention) are provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by Same Day Surgery Unit, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
1599