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Here are a few other things to consider:
Don't be afraid to ask questions if you have doubts or concerns: Feel free to Speak up! We want you to understand your or your child’s treatment.
Involve your loved ones: Keep your loved ones informed about your plan of care.
Make sure you and all caregivers are clear about what medications you or your child should take: Be sure to tell your caregivers about all medications, including non-prescription medications, vitamins and herbal remedies. When you receive a prescription, make sure it is the right medication and the right dose
Infection: Don't pass it on! : Don't be afraid to remind friends, family and healthcare providers to wash and sanitize their hands before coming into direct contact with you or your child.
Having Surgery? Feel free to ask lots of questions. We have information that will help you to understand what will happen before surgery and how the doctors and nurses will take action to make sure that everything goes as planned.
Know what to do after you get home: Make sure you understand what is expected when at home and that you know who to call if you have further questions once you get home.