The idea of having surgery can be scary and involve a lot of questions for the medical team. While the focus is on having a successful surgery, there also needs to be some thought put into a successful recovery once you return home.
There are numerous questions to ask before you are discharged, not the least of which is how will you actually get home? You might also need to know what foods to eat after surgery, if you’ll need medications reminders and more.
Review this infographic and talk with your healthcare provider about any concerns or how to get support so you can heal and return to your independent life.
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