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Surgery

After Surgery
(Después de la cirugía)

If you are a "Morning Surgical Admission" you will be taken to your hospital room after your stay in the Recovery Room.

If you are an outpatient, you will return to the Day Surgery Unit where you will stay for 1-4 hours. During this time, your nurse will check your vital signs, start you on fluids to drink, assist you with ambulating and give you postoperative instructions and prescriptions from your surgeon.

When you are ready to go home, you must be accompanied by a responsible adult who can drive you home. It is recommended that a responsible adult be present with you at home for the first 24 hours following surgery.

Do not drive, use hazardous tools or equipment or make important decisions for 24 hours after your surgery.

Surgery

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The Family Rooms - Giving families the room to make the most important decisions in life
New for 2008, the Valley View Hospital Foundation will raise money to help fund the family rooms in the new patient care area. In addition to the two family rooms are a dining room with a kitchen.

The Planetree philosophy at V.V.H. recognizes that caring for the families helps everyone care more for the patients.
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