Father Fitness Blog
Questions to Ask Before Surgery –
What is the operation being recommended?
Your healthcare provider should clearly explain the surgical procedure, such as the steps involved and provide you with examples.
Why is the procedure needed?
Ask your healthcare provider to specifically explain why this procedure is being recommended for you and make sure you understand how this may improve your medical condition.
What are my alternatives to this procedure?
Are there other treatment choices available based on my current medical condition?
What are the benefits of the surgery and how long will they last?
It is important that your healthcare provider outline the specific benefits of having surgery for you. You should also ask how long the benefits typically last.
What are the risks and possible complications of having the operation?
Ask your healthcare provider to outline the possible complications, such as infection and bleeding, and possible side effects that could follow the procedure.
What happens if you do not have the operation?
You need to know whether the condition will worsen or if there is a possibility that it may resolve itself.–