What do I need to do at home to prepare for discharge?
You will receive detailed instructions from Dr. Thomajan and the anesthesiologist before you are discharged from the hospital.
These may include:
- Moving wires and cords to prevent tripping
- Removing small throw rugs
- Selecting a stool or chair for elevation of the ankle
- Taking precautions in your shower or bath to prevent slipping
- Adjusting the heigt of chairs and furniture
- Asking for assistance with transportation