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Planning ahead can help reduce anxiety
and ensure that you are ready for your procedure.
Undergoing medical tests or treatment can be stressful and disruptive to your life, particularly if you are having a major procedure. There are some ways you can prepare in advance that may help you rest easier and worry less. If you will be staying in the hospital, or if your treatment has a longer recovery period, you may want to think about:
Preparations for procedures vary so please consult your pre-admission instructions. Be particularly attentive about whether you are supposed to take medications. Even over-the-counter medications, such as aspirin, may affect your ability to undergo a test or a procedure.
We advise that you only bring essential items to the hospital. Please leave all valuables, including jewelry and most cash at home. You may wish to bring:
Your health insurance card(s). If you are covered by more than one insurance policy, please bring a card for each policy.
Picture identification, such as a driver's license or state ID card.
A credit card or a check for any co-payment that is required by your insurance .
A list of your medications, dosage amounts, and the frequency with which you take them. For your convenience, use our medication record .
A copy of your Advance Directives . Advance Directives may include a Living Will , Five Wishes , Donor Directions for Anatomical Gift , and a Medical Durable Power of Attorney .
Prior test results, X-rays or medical records if your physician has requested them.
Worker's compensation information including billing address and claim number.
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