Skip Navigation

COVID-19: We are vaccinating patients ages 12+. Learn more:

Vaccines, Boosters & 3rd Doses | Testing | Patient Care | Visitor Guidelines | Coronavirus | Self-Checker | Email Alerts

 

Philips Respironics issued a recall for some CPAP and BiLevel PAP devices and mechanical ventilators. Learn more.

At Home After Surgery

What do I need to do when I go home from the hospital?

  • Make sure you understand the instructions that your doctor or nurse will give you about taking care of your wound or any new medications you may need to take.
  • Always clean your hands before and after caring for your wound.
  • Make sure you know who to contact if you have questions or problems after you get home.
  • If you have any symptoms of infection, call your doctor immediately. Signs of infection are:
    • Redness or pain at the surgery site 
    • Drainage at the surgery site 
    • Fever

Go to Surgical Services Home

back to top button