In hospitals today, patients are discharged as soon as possible. ProMedCare can provide postoperative or respite care in the patient’s own home where recovery is often hastened by being in a familiar environment. We work very successfully with a multi-disciplinary team who gets called in should the care situation require medical intervention or supervision.
What Is Postoperative Care?
Postoperative care refers to the care you receive following a surgical procedure. This may include pain management and wound care. The type of postoperative care you require depends on the type of surgery you have.
Postoperative care begins immediately after surgery, for the duration of your hospital stay, and may continue after your discharge from the hospital. Part of postoperative care is awareness of the potential side effects and complications of your procedure.
Ask your doctor about postoperative care prior to your procedure so you can prepare as much as possible. Of course, those instructions may be revised based on the details of your surgery.