Surgery

The anaesthetist's nurse will meet you in the operation ward to supervise your heart and blood pressure check-up. She will also be taking care of you, along with the anaesthetist throughout the operation.

Should you not require a full anaesthetic you will be supplied with earphones to hear music throughout the operation. Alternatively if you so wish you can watch the operation on screen.

 

A full anaesthetic

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 operation.

Your closest relatives can call the intensive care unit in order to check on your condition. Alternatively they can visit you. Please note the special visiting times which apply for the intensive care unit.

Address/Contact

Klinik Hirslanden
Witellikerstrasse 40
8032 Zürich
T +41 44 387 21 11
E-Mail

Emergency

The publicly recognised Emergency Unit of the Hirslanden Clinic stands by you 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Details

Map and route

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