When considering a hysterectomy, ask your health professional:
If you are told you need a hysterectomy, ask:
The hospital or surgery center may send you instructions on how to
get ready for your surgery. Or a nurse may call you with instructions before
Right after surgery, you will be taken to a recovery area where
nurses will care for and observe you. You will likely stay in the recovery
area for 1 to 4 hours, and then you will be moved to a hospital room. In
addition to telling you about any special instructions from your doctor, your nurse will explain
information to help you in your recovery.
January 9, 2012
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
& Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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