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Surgery

Surgery

JCAHO AccreditedPatients who have their procedures performed at BSM Surgery Center will enjoy the convenience of a new, centrally located facility with accessible parking and streamlined registration. Our professional and knowledgeable healthcare professionals at BSM will treat you with the greatest care and respect.The BSM Surgery Center is JCAHO Accredited and provides an inviting and comfortable environment designed for efficiency, safety and privacy. Patient satisfaction is important to us and is a true measure of our success.The instructions below are provided to patients as general guidelines. Your physician may also provide instructions specific to the procedure being performed. If you have any questions, please contact the surgery center at 541-207-3334.

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Before Surgery
DSC_2313Your doctor has scheduled a date for your procedure, a registered nurse will contact you by phone the week before your scheduled surgery. A comprehensive pre-admission assessment will be conducted at this time. You will need to provide the nurse with a complete health history and a list of prescription and over the counter medications you take.

Pre-operative lab work and EKG may be ordered depending on your health history, age and medication list. Lab and EKG, if ordered, will need to be completed prior to your admission at the surgery center.

Notify your surgeon before coming to the center if you have any change in your physical condition (sore throat, cold, fever or wound near your surgical site).

Make arrangements in advance for a responsible adult to drive you home and remain with you for the first 24 hours after surgery. It is important that your ride is available when you are discharged. By law, you are not permitted to drive yourself home after receiving sedation. Failure to meet these guidelines could result in the cancellation of your procedure.

 

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Do not have anything to eat, including gum or mints, after midnight the night before your procedure.

Do not use tobacco products (smoke or chew) after midnight the night before your procedure.

Do not drink any liquids, including water, after midnight the night before your surgery. You may brush your teeth before coming to the surgery center (be careful not to swallow any water). Food or liquid consumption may cause your surgery to be cancelled.

Heart and blood pressure medications may be taken with a small sip of water before coming to the surgery center. Check with your physician or the registered nurse before taking any other medications.

Items you may bring with you on the day of surgery:

  • Insurance cards, photo ID and prescription cards
  • Glasses or contacts with a case for storage
  • Inhalers
  • Complete list of prescription and over the counter medications with dosages
  • List of allergies and sensitivities
  • Loose comfortable clothing to wear after surgery
  • Crutches, braces and polar care equipment if needed
Items to leave at home or with your driver:

  • Valuables of any kind
  • Purse, wallet
  • Cell phone
  • Electronics
  • All jewelry (remove body piercings)
  • Cash
  • Watch

After Surgery

Answering-PhoneYour family member or caregiver needs to be available either in the surgery center lobby or by phone to speak with the surgeon. Patients will speak with their surgeons at their first post-op visit.

It is normal to feel dizzy and/or a little sleepy after surgery. For this reason, do not drive, drink alcoholic beverages, operate machinery, sign legal documents or make important decisions for 24 hours after your surgery or while taking pain medication.

A Beaver Sports Medicine athletic trainer or registered nurse will call you after your surgery to answer any additional post-op questions you may have.

Anesthesia

Anesthesia provided by the Oregon Anesthesiology Group (OAG). Visit www.oagpc.com for more information.