The following instructions contain general information and advice regarding your condition and are designed to provide you with a guide on how best to safeguard your health. However, they are not intended to be exhaustive instructions. In specific cases you may receive different/additional instructions from your doctor. You are advised to follow any specific written or oral instructions given to you by your doctor or healthcare worker. Please seek clarification in case of doubt.
A referral form for wound care will be given to you upon discharge. Please refer to the form for the date of dressing change and date of removal of sutures/ staples (if necessary).
Seek urgent medical consultation with your doctor at the Specialist Outpatient Clinic during office hours or at the Department of Emergency Medicine of Singapore General Hospital after office hours, if any one of the following conditions occur:
If you need to clarify on any of the above conditions, you can contact your orthopaedic/ward nurseclinician.
Ward Nurse Clinician: (65) 6321 4750 / 6321 4760
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