Sedation

Jun 25, 2014   //   by Bituin   //   After Care  //  No Comments

For Companion & Patient

1.  Patient should not drive a vehicle, operate hazardous machinery or consume alcohol for a minimum of 18 hours or longer if drowsiness or dizziness persists.

2.  A responsible person should be with the patient until he/she has fully recovered from the effects of the sedation.

3.   Patient should not go up and down stairs unattended. Let the patient stay on the ground floor until recovered.

4.  Having nutrition after sedation is important. The patient should begin eating appropriate food as soon as possible. Do not delay.

5.  Patient needs to drink plenty of fluids as soon as possible

6.  Patient may seem alert when he/she leaves. This may be misleading so do not leave the patient alone

7.   Always hold patients arm when walking.

8.  Call us if you have any questions or difficulties. If you feel that your symptoms warrant a physician and you are unable to reach us, go to the closest emergency room immediately.

9.  Patient should not carry, sleep next to or be left alone with the young children for a period of no less than 24 hours after the last dosage of medication.

10.  Drive directly home and call the office when you arrive at home and the patient is comfortable and safe.

11.  No sedatives or stimulants should be taken for 24 hours after the appointment (including alcohol, caffeine or nicotine).

Feel free to call us for any questions:

ATC 880-0102 | DASMARINAS (046) 481-9827 | MEGAMALL 638-6929 | MAKATI 856-1963
SHANGRI-LA 638-9244 | SOUTHMALL 800-9792

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