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  1. 8216-Checklist preparation for operation (EN)

Checklist voorbereiding operatie

In preparation for your operation, you have a consultation with the nurse. During the consultation, the nurse will mark which advice applies to you.

No eating or drinking before the operation

O  See folder General anaesthesia (narcosis).
O  See folder Lumbar puncture (spinal).
O  See folder Plexus anaesthesia.

Blood collection

O  Please report to the Blood Collection Centre half an hour before admission, V4.0 (Isala Zwolle).
O  Please report to the Blood Collection Centre half an hour before admission, route 50 (Isala Diaconessenhuis Meppel).
After that, you can report to the admissions desk in the Central Hall.

Medication

O  Bring your medication with you in the original packaging.
O  Treatment wit Eprex.

Make-up, nails, body lotion and jewellery

On the day of the operation:
O  No make-up, nail varnish, body lotion and/or artificial nails.
O  No jewellery or piercings (advice: leave it at home).
O  Wash your hands well and cut your nails short.

Do not shave or depilate

O 1 week before the operation: to prevent infections, do not shave or depilate the surgical area.
O 2 weeks before the operation: to prevent infections, do not shave or depilate the surgical area.

Equipment/Aids

O  Home Care shop: crutches / rollator /


O  Own aids: glucose meter / CPAP  / INR meter​​


Great bag for clothes (Isala Diaconessenhuis Meppel)


Home care and Social assistance (WMO)

O  Call a home care organisation of your choice for an admission interview. Bring the contact details with you to the nursing department.
O  For domestic support, contact the municipality for WMO.
O  Ask your health insurer about possible further support options.

Physiotherapist

O  Call a physiotherapist when you know the date of the operation.

Changes in your health

O  If something changes in your medication use, please let us know by telephone.
O  If you have an infection or a fever, please contact your GP, and pass this on to the specialist who is going to operate.

Contact

If you have any questions, you can call the location where you are being treated:

Zwolle

Preoperative Examination
(038) 424 21 39 (available from Monday to Friday between 8:30 and 17:00)

Meppel

Admissions Service Point
(0522) 23 30 16 (available from Monday to Friday between 8:30 and 17:00)

10 mei 2019 / 8216

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