You have an important part in getting ready for your surgery. Planning ahead and getting your body healthy can make your hospital stay more comfortable. It also gets you home and helps you recover faster.
Be as healthy as possible
For your safety, tell your healthcare team if you use alcohol, cannabis, or other drugs including medicines such as
As part of your surgery journey, you will talk with a nurse from the Pre-Admission Clinic (PAC). The PAC is a hospital department that helps you prepare for surgery. You may have this appointment at the hospital or over the phone.
This is an important time to talk about how to be as healthy as possible before surgery and ask any questions you have. Follow
all of the instructions that the PAC gives you.
The PAC healthcare team will:
Current as of: May 31, 2019
Author: Surgery Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services
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