As our patient you will receive the best of care. You can freely select an independent examining doctor from a network of 2'000 doctors.
Our partners are all highly qualified specialists offering you the highest level of care.
The anaesthetist's nurse will meet you in the surgery ward to supervise your heart and blood pressure check-up. She will also be taking care of you, along with the anaesthetist throughout the surgery.
Should you not require a full anaesthetic you will be supplied with earphones to hear music throughout the surgery. Alternatively if you so wish you can watch the surgery on screen.
Following a full or a spinal anaesthesia you will first be taken to the intensive care unit to be observed. Your condition will be monitored around the clock by specially trained personnel and state of the art technical equipment. For the first 24 hours following an operation the anaesthetist is responsible for you, and he and your doctor will decide when you should be moved to your room. Your doctor will inform you as soon as possible about the outcome of the surgery.
Your closest relatives can call the intensive care unit in order to check on your condition. Alternatively they can visit you.
Blood transfusions cannot always be avoided during an operation. In order to reduce the use blood from a stranger to a minimum you have the possibility to donate your own blood in the weeks prior to the operation. Should you wish to do this, please discuss it with your doctor. She/he will register you with the blood donor team at the Swiss Red Cross.
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