Having you lungs working at their best before and after surgery can reduce your chance for lung infections. You may be at risk for lung infections when you have surgery due to having anesthesia and lying flat for a length of time. If you have an incision on your chest, back or stomach, you may not breathe as deeply and mucus can build up in your lungs. Mais
At Mount Carmel, we are committed to providing safe, high quality care and treating you and your loved ones with compassion and respect. While we serve many patients every day - we hope that you care is so special that you feel as if you are the most important patient we have.
We've prepared this Patient Guide so that you have a better understanding of what you can expect during your hospital stay. Of course, you can always ask your caregivers if you have any questions or need more information. Mais