Your Surgery Journey Video Series contains some excellent info with videos: Introduction, Pre-Admission Clinic, Getting ready at home, Day of surgery, Anesthesia and Pain Control, the Operating Room, Recovery Room, Your hospital room, Managing pain and nausea, Eating and moving after surgery, Breathe easy, Back home.
Decision Points About Surgeryincludes links to a wide variety of procedures and includes an interactive tool for each procedure to help guide a patient's decision regarding surgery.
Alberta Health Services. This module is for adults who are having surgery and will show you what Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is and how it can help you recover and feel better sooner; how to get ready for surgery; what to expect after surgery; and what your role in your recovery is.
In-depth patient information on specific surgical procedures.
In addition to MyHealth.Alberta.ca, DynaMed and Nursing Reference Center (NRC) are also excellent sources for patient information handouts. In DynaMed, use the search box to find a relevant topic, and use the left side navigation to select the "Patient Information" heading. In NRC, select the "Patient Information" tab. See related FAQ