WHAT SHOULD I DO ?
- I see the surgeon and we set a date for surgery
- The same day, I receive a login code to perform my pre-admission online through the secure portal APPFINE.
- -* I make an appointment with the anaesthetist
- I carry out the optional examinations as prescribed : X-rays, blood test, electrocardiogram...
- I organize my return, by arranging a person to escort me or by booking a medical transfer if necessary
- I apply for a place in a Respite Care and Rehabilitation Center if prescribed by my surgeon
- I get in advance the anti-pain medication prescribed by the anaesthetist
- I read the hygiene instructions to be observed before the hospitalization (click here)
THE DAY BEFORE MY ARRIVAL
- I proceed to my waxing, with depilatory cream or hair clipper, according to the recommendations of the surgeon.
- I remove all nail polish, false nails, jewelry and piercing.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING ?
My administrative documents
- My cards of medical insurance (Carte Vitale and supplementary insurance)
- My ID and methods of payment
- The pre-admission formalities MUST be finalized on APPFINE application.
- If unable to access the Internet you must download, print ALL the detailed documents for pre-admission entry and return by mail to the clinic (link to download documents)
- Minors : care authorization MUST be signed by both parents with copy of both ID
- Patient under tutorship : the care authorization MUST be signed by the tutor
My medical documents
- The prescription of my personal treatment and my medicines in the original packages
- Radiological examinations
- Biological and cardiological examinations if necessary
I do not forget :
- A comfortable and clean fit
- A toilet kit including towel and washcloth
THE DAY OF MY ARRIVAL
- I stop drinking and eating 6 hours before the surgery
- I do not carry any object of value
- According to the instructions of the anesthetist, I take my usual treatment
- I respect the time of admission given
MY ARRIVAL IN THE CLINIC
- At the scheduled time, I go to the registration desk (ground floor)
- The secretary validates my admission and tells me my room number
- Arrived in the room I unpack my luggage and I wait for the nurse
- The nurse questions me while filling-in my file and then informs me about the organization of my stay, including the time of my intervention, when and how I can get up, the physiotherapist’s intervention and the expected duration of my stay
- In the evening, I am allowed to eat a normal meal unless contraindicated by the anesthetist,
- I take a shower, including hair, with the antiseptic solution (Betadine Scrub or Hibiscrub) provided by the clinic before going to bed
THE DAY OF MY INTERVENTION
- The nurse wakes me up and asks me to take a shower, including hair, with the antiseptic solution
- I wear the specific outfit for the operating room
- I remove my dentures, hearing aids, glasses, lenses and store them in a safe place
Direction : The Operating room
- The stretcher takes me to the operating room
- I am taken care of by the healthcare team
- After the procedure, I go to the recovery room for post-intervention monitoring and pain management
- The stretcher brings me back to my room
RETURN TO MY ROOM
- I am taken in charge by the nurse in the department
- I take a light meal (if operated in the morning)
- I get up with the physiotherapist and if my intervention allows it
- The surgeon comes to see me
- In the evening, during the meal, the nurse gives me my medication, including a treatment for pain and my personal treatment if the anaesthetist has not suspended it
BEFORE LEAVING THE CLINIC
The surgeon’s nurse gives me :
- Prescriptions for postoperative care
- The hospitalization report
- The letter for my doctor
- An appointment for postoperative consultation
- A work stoppage (if necessary)
The nurse gives me :
- The exit bulletin with a call number in case of emergency or problem.
Before leaving the service, I complete the satisfaction questionnaire posted on the TV set.
The secretary of admissions gives me :
- A situation bulletin and the traceability sheet of the implants
- The receipt of paid invoice (if all fees have been paid)
Someone must come and pick me up at my home or I have booked a medical transfer to a Respite Care and Rehabilitation Center
- I make an appointment if necessary with a nurse for postoperative care (dressing, injection of anticoagulant ...)
- I keep my dressing dry to avoid any risk of infection
- I get rest and respect the postoperative instructions