Understanding the benefits and risks of surgery

It is important you fully understand the benefits and risks of your surgery and know you can ask questions at any time about your care or concerns. This is known as the consent process.

You also need to be aware of what you can do to help the healing process, including quitting smoking, and how we can do to help you return to your normal activities and responsibilities.

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Your treating team are available to talk with you about the benefits of your surgery and any concerns you may have about risks.

If you have any questions after viewing this video, write them down so you can ask your healthcare team at your next appointment.

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Learn more about how preparing your body and your mind before surgery through LifeFit-SurgFit can set you up for the best outcome and a quicker recovery.