Checklist preparation for operation (EN) 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.
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.
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.
O Home Care shop: crutches / rollator /
O Own aids: glucose meter / CPAP / INR meter
O 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.
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.
If you have any questions, you can call:
(038) 424 21 39 (available from Monday to Friday between 8:30 and 17:00)