HEALTH ALERT: Information regarding COVID-19.
Before leaving the hospital after surgery, make sure you get the following information from your healthcare team:
How to properly take care of your wound and/or drain
When to call the doctor
What type of activities are you restricted from
What kind of rehabilitation exercises you should do
What your diet should be
What medications you should take and when
Who to contact if you have questions
When your follow-up appointment is
People heal at different rates. And some surgeries permanently change your body. Make sure you get the help you need after surgery from your family, friends or healthcare team. Post-surgery is a time of transition and you need to be gentle with your body at this time.