Care at home after a day surgery

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Activities
  • Quiet activities today with close supervision.
  • Resume regular activities according to your surgeon’s instructions.
School
May go back to school as specified by his surgeon

Bath
May have a bath the next day

Specific instructions

Medication
For pain, give Acetaminophen (Tylenol or Tempra) every 4 hours if needed.

Diet
  • Give water, apple juice, popsicle, flat Ginger ale or Jell-O for one to two hours. 
  • If tolerated, proceed with a soft diet such as soup, yogourt, ice cream and cereal.
  • Tomorrow, he/she may be given a normal diet.

Parents please note
If you are concerned, please call the Montreal Children's Hospital at 514-412-4400 and ask for the physician on call, or come to the emergency room of the hospital.

Thao Le, N. & Julie Drolet, N. - Preoperative Assessment Clinic
Post-anesthesia Care Unit
7C Surgical Unit

Surgery (Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery)

  • Room B 04 - 2439.1 Glen site
  • To reach the office call : 514-412-4497 
  • To book an appointment call : 514-412-4040
  • Fax: 514-412-4289