This pamphlet answers common questions about care at home after surgery. Topics include: how you will feel, activities, what to eat, managing pain, dressing(s) care, driving, etc. Specific instructions are given for patients with sleep apnea, and patients who use CPAP machines. The pamphlet includes a list of symptoms that need medical attention right away.
in French - Medical, Surgical, and Neurosciences Unit - description in French of this unit and other IWK services for families.
This book is a clear and practical guidelines for infection control and role of members of health care team as both direct and indirect care givers. In this book systematically arranged data on various topics pertaining to sterilization and asepsis. Explores the management of preoperative patient care area, occupational hazards and safety issue also discusses interoperating patient care such as positioning, prepping and draping and specification of the interactive role of circulators and scrub…
This pamphlet outlines what to expect as an inpatient on 9A, a General Surgery Unit. Topics include: accommodations, visiting hours, family accomodations, planning for disharge, meals, valuables and belongings, who is on your health care team, and morning rounds. Parking, phone and TV services, amenities, and other general information is outlined.
Medical, Surgical, and Neurosciences Unit - description of this unit and other IWK services for families.