In this detailed leaflet we review the things that you should consider before being admitted to hospital, as well as the questions that you might like to ask of your GP or consultant during your stay.
Topics discussed in this leaflet, include:
- Questions prior to admission
- Pre-operative assessments
- Preparing to go into hospital
- Admission to hospital
- Explaining that M.E. can be affected by operations and anaesthetics
- Day case surgery
- Alternatives to surgery and anaesthetics
- Diet and nutrition
- After the operation
- Returning home
The ME Association telephone helpline – ME Connect – is available every day of the year, during the hours of 10am-12noon, 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm. Please phone: 0344 576 5326 if you have any questions or would simply like to talk to someone who is there to listen.
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