r I have transportation home.
r I’ve made arrangements at my job, if needed.
r I’ve made arrangements for a caregiver, if needed.
r I’ve set up my home for medical equipment, if needed.
r I have a list of all my medications.
r I have my physician’s contact information.
Questions to ask
- How should I expect to feel during the next few days?
- If I experience pain or discomfort, what should I do?
- Who should I call if there is an urgent issue?
- Do I need any outpatient therapy?
- What activities should I avoid when I return home?
- When can I operate a motorized vehicle?
- When can I return to work/school?
- Can I shower/bathe when I get home?
- Do I need to follow a specific diet?
- When should I return for my follow up appointment?