Frequently Asked Questions and Answer | Jaslok Hospital
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FAQs

Day care surgery is surgery that does not require the patient to stay overnight in the hospital. There are many advantages to Daycare Surgery. There is minimal disruption to your routine at home and you can quickly return to familiar surroundings to recover.

Modern surgical techniques such as laparoscopy and newer anaesthetic techniques means that you recover faster with minimal pain and can quickly become mobile after surgery. The faster you can move around, the quicker is the healing process.

There are many procedures that can be done as daycare procedures especially minimally invasive surgery such as laparoscopic surgery. Most ENT, eye surgery, urology and many orthopaedic and general surgery procedures can be done as day care procedures. Discuss this option with your surgeon when planning your surgery. Depending upon the procedure and your medical condition, this may be a suitable option for you.

Chemotherapy can also be taken on a daycare basis. Depending on the chemotherapy, the patient will spend a few hours in the hospital and can go home after a short period of being monitored.

Our qualified team of nurses and doctors supervised by your Consultant Oncologist will look after your needs and keep you comfortable.

You should come to the hospital at the time your doctor advises you to. In general, you need to be in the hospital at least 2 hours before the scheduled time of surgery.

Please bring one companion with you who will remain with you till the surgery is completed.

Have only a light meal (no fried/fatty foods/meat) the night before surgery. You need to have your stomach empty at the time of surgery.

Follow the instructions for not eating and drinking that your doctor has given you.

Please brush your teeth and rinse mouth with Listerine mouthwash and bathe with Lysowash or an antiseptic soap on the morning of surgery.

Please do not wear any jewelry, make up, cream, perfume or nail polish on the day of surgery. Please remove dentures, contact lenses. Hearing aids may be worn.

If you are Diabetic, please do not take your medication /insulin for Diabetes from the time you are fasting on the day of surgery. Please confirm this with your doctor.

Other medication you are taking (such as for hypertension, epilepsy, asthma, thyroid etc.) must be taken with few sips of water at the usual time unless advised otherwise by your doctor.

Please do not bring any valuables with you.

In the rare event of you being unable to keep your appointment, please inform us as soon as possible. The contact number for the Hospital is 022-23542543

If you have been advised admission, you may confirm the class of room you need by calling 022-23542543 or you may email at admission@jaslokhospital.net . If you give an email address at the time of booking, the General Admission Form will be emailed to you so that you can fill in the details and bring it along with you.

When you come to the hospital, you should bring your Doctor’s note for admission. If your organization will be paying for your hospitalization, you should bring the letter of authorization from your company as well as proof of identity. Please bring all your recent test reports and Doctors’ examination reports on the day of admission.

You will be registered with the hospital and will be required to sign a General Consent. You will also be asked to nominate a near relative who will give Consent on your behalf in case for any reason you are unable to do so. You will be required to pay a deposit at admission depending on the room you choose and what procedure you will be undergoing if any.

You will be given an estimate of the costs of your stay in case you have not already been given one before admission.


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