Advice 1: How to set yourself up for the surgery

Surgery and rehabilitation after it will be much more successful if the patient is positive. Task is to lead the patient in an optimistic mood falls not only on the shoulders of others - doctors and loved ones. Very important samonastroj, which activates internal reserves. It helps to remove even very severe disease.
How to set yourself up for the surgery
The main thing is to shield yourself from the horrors that can tell the roommates. If possible, it is better to leave the room during stories about unsuccessful operations and deaths. If you leave the chamber you can not - just don't listen to neighbors. Ask family members to bring the player and turn up the music.
Stories about the successful operations is what you need now. Ask loved ones to find on the Internet and print messages to patients who have experienced a similar surgery. Read about how passed remedial therapy that they felt during the operation. Be prepared that everything will be easy and without complications.
Look for the specialized medical literature with a description of the operation. After reading this text, it becomes clear that everything has been studied down to the smallest details. These transactions were made on hundreds or even hundreds of thousands of patients. And it ended successfully.
Imagine life after surgery. The disease is no longer an issue. The body stronger, gain strength, ready to new victories. Improving performance, family relationships are moving to a new level. All this is feasible, you just believe in yourself.
If before surgery jitters fails, ask the doctors a sedative. Night need a good sleep to be ready for surgery.
Ask doctors after surgery to put next to the bed mobile phone. As soon as anesthesia is gone, you can call loved ones and inform them about the successful outcome. Before the surgery, just think about how you are going to dial loved ones and delight them.
Without a moment's doubt that the operation is successful. The human body is not fully using its capabilities. Believe in what opens the inner reserves that will help to overcome the disease. Your recovery will go quickly, and the organism will remain healthy for many years.

Advice 2 : How to prepare for the anaesthesia

Strong, long-term pain for the body – stress, which paralyzes the vital organs and systems. You can even shock and death. Therefore, many operations and some diagnostic procedures are performed under anesthesia. Like all potent medications, the drugs for it have side effects. They were minimal to anesthesia to get ready, performing a number of important requirements of anesthesiologists.
Anesthesia – anesthesia of the whole organism
You will need
  • – complete preoperative examination of the body;
  • – consultation of the anesthesiologist;
  • – preparing for the anesthesia
Preliminary preparation for surgery and procedure anesthesia is the full survey of the condition of the body. It is a set of laboratory tests and instrumental investigations. Concomitant diseases must, if not cured, then transfer to the compensation stage.
Before consultation with the anaesthetist, prepare the conversation with him. Remember, if you had an operation under anaesthetic before and how it moved; whether there is any allergies; any medications you regularly take. This information is necessary for the anesthesiologist to choose and the dosages that are selected purely individual.
The day before surgery to women with a manicure, remove the nail Polish. The individuals need to remove makeup and not to use cosmetics, perfume agents.
Before surgery last time is not late in the evening, preferably solid rather than a liquid food. At night you need to cleanse the bowel, taking a laxative or having an enema. Effective laxative anal candles "Bisacodyl".
On the day of surgery you cannot eat or drink anything, you have to suffer. But, if you really really thirsty, not less than four hours before departure in the operating unit, you can have a drink of water. A quarter Cup at the most.
Before surgery typically, the patient takes off all of her clothes, he is given a sterile Shoe covers and gown. First you need to remove watches, necklaces and other jewelry. Mobile phone off and give to loved ones. If you wear dentures, do not forget to remove them.
Children to prepare for the surgery, of course, more difficult psychologically. It is not necessary to tell about the anesthesia to the baby. And a teenager should be to explain why fear is not necessary.
The most difficult constraints in drink and food. They practically are the same as for adults. Babies can be breast-feed for four hours before surgery, iskusstvennogo – six hours. Water can be given to all children for four hours before anesthesia.
The small intestine of the patient should also be cleaned out, especially if you have surgery on it. In three days the child should not be given meats and foods that contain a lot of fiber.
With the consent of the surgeon it is desirable that mommy was there with the baby until he falls asleep from the anesthesia. If after the surgery he was transported not in intensive care and the ward, should be on duty around him, especially the first day after surgery.
Anesthesia should not cause severe side effects (vomiting, the "failures" of memory, etc.). Sometimes there are mild disorders of attention, thought, but they soon pass. Ordinary phenomena are considered to be slight nausea, dry throat, dizziness, General weakness.

For two or three days before surgery should not take alcohol, a controlled substance.

Fat people and smokers tolerate anesthesia worse, so it is also recommended to lose weight and at least temporarily not to smoke.

To interrupt taking the medications prescribed for continuous use (e.g., diabetics, high blood pressure) is not required, neither before nor after anesthesia.
Useful advice
Anesthesia is General and local. General – anesthesia, i.e., anesthesia with loss of consciousness. So, to say "under General anesthesia" is incorrect, as "local anesthesia" does not happen. The second type of local anesthesia i.e. local, partial, in which consciousness is fully preserved. If possible, operations under local anesthesia, it is better to choose it instead of anesthesia.

If before you had surgery and standard dose on you didn't work, be sure to tell your anesthesiologist!

Usually administered for anesthesia in two ways: intravenous and inhaled through a respiratory mask. Inhalation anesthesia is preferable, as it provides the sleep a smaller dose of the drug. The stronger dosage of anesthesia, the more likely complications. But don't believe the stories that the anesthesia "takes five years of your life" or "undermines the heart."
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