10 Questions to Ask Before
Having a Surgical Procedure
- Why do I need this surgery?
- Are there other treatment options, and is this surgery the best option for me?
- What are the risks, benefits, and possible complications for this surgery?
- What are my anesthesia options for this surgery?
- Will I need any special preparation before the surgery?
- Will I need to be on a special diet before or after the surgery?
- Will I need to take any special medications before or after my surgery?
- What can I expect after my surgery?
- When will I be able to return to my regular activities such as work, lifting, driving, and exercise?
- Who should I contact if I have more questions?