This brochure was prepared to help you learn more about Acetylcystein, a medicine used to protect your kidneys when having certain kinds of X-rays like a CT scan or angiography. Details about how to mix the medicine and when to take it are provided.
This pamphlet provides information about the Pre-Admission Clinic, how to prepare for your surgery, what to do if you are having a general anesthetic and what to expect in the Day Surgery Unit. It also includes information about what to expect both during and after your surgery.
The ICU/CCU is an 8 bed, Intensive Care/Coronary Care Unit at the Dartmouth General Hospital. Patients staying in the ICU/CCU need close monitoring because of critical illness or because they have had major surgery. Because of this, some of our routines may be different from other areas of the hospital that you may be more familiar with. This pamphlet outlines what to expect if a loved one is admitted to the ICU/CCU.
This is a brochure for you and family/caregiver to better understand the steps the hospital staff need to assist you with your transition back to the community. Information regarding a well-planned discharge from the Dartmouth General Hospital are outlined.