Follow up Care at Dr. Khanade Hospital
Follow up care for Ob-Gyn services
We encourage our patients during discharge to ensure that they have the necessary information and are educated regarding post-discharge care. Information on correct doses of the medicines they need to take is provided. They can recognize the caution signs of when to call their doctor or when to visit the hospital.
Early follow-up appointments are provided to ensure problems are detected as soon as possible. Telemedicine is used to reassure patients regarding their condition and to educate patients regarding the need to follow-up with their doctors.
When to call the surgeon with concerns
When recovering at home, it is important to know when to notify the surgeon of any complications that arise after surgery. The following signs and symptoms are warnings of possible complications and should be reported to the surgeon immediately:
Fever over 100 degrees
Black, tar-like stools
Pain that sharply increases, or becomes uncontrollable
Wound drainage problems; redness, bleeding or opening at the incision site
A decrease in ability to function (ex: cannot walk to the bathroom)
A change in level of consciousness or ability to wake
Persistent diarrhea, constipation, nausea, or vomiting
Inability to tolerate food or drink
Unexplained leg pain in one or both legs