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2.1. Surgery/Inpatients Before you start to prepare any material please review: QEII — Pre Admission Clinic for Same Day Surgery (#0065) — Same Day Surgery Admission (#0671) HCH — Same Day Surgery Admission (#1050) These booklets thoroughly cover general preoperative care and the first few days after surgery. Content

Headings/Subheadings

• Brief introduction stating why surgery is being performed. • Anatomical explanation of surgery providing diagram. • Before surgery • Special preparation

• Some reasons why this surgery may be needed. • Your surgery • Getting ready • Just before surgery - Special tests - Special diet - Medicines • Your hospital stay QEII - Please read booklet Pre-Admission Clinic for SDS or Same Day Surgery Admission • HCH - Please read booklet Same Day Surgery Admission

• Care during hospitalization QEII - Only include topics not addressed in Pre-Admission Clinic for SDS (#0065), or Same Day Surgery Admission (#0671) • HCH - Only include topics not addressed in Same Day Surgery Admission (#1050) • Care at home

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At home OR Recovering at home OR Active and involved again OR When you go home - Care of incision - Activity/Sexual activity - Exercise/Sports - Healthy eating - Your medicines - Supplies/Special equipment - Returning to work - Managing stress/Coping

DevelopingPatientMaterials  

1 Keeping Patient/Family Pamphlet Print Materials Updated in Clinical Areas ......... 36 Evaluation of Collaboration with Patient Education...

DevelopingPatientMaterials  

1 Keeping Patient/Family Pamphlet Print Materials Updated in Clinical Areas ......... 36 Evaluation of Collaboration with Patient Education...

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