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Preparing for Surgery

Preparing for a surgery can be an anxious time, but rest assured that Atlantic Health System provides the full range of services your operation requires. Our staff of highly skilled physicians, nurses and other health care professionals will support your physical and emotional needs, and state-of-the-art equipment will monitor your health throughout your stay.

Learn more about what to expect and how to prepare for surgery:

  • Pre-surgical health and safety
  • Questions to ask your doctor
  • Pre-operative appointment and testing
  • Blood transfusions
  • The day before surgery
  • The day of surgery
  • After surgery
  • Informed consent

If you have any questions regarding your procedure, please contact your
physician's office. If you have any questions regarding your insurance, please
contact your insurance carrier.

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Patient Self-Assessment

A surgery patient's self-assessment of health history and needs can be vitally important for health restoration and prevention, as well as development of a safe and effective intervention program by the healthcare team.