Prepare in Advance for a Hospital Visit
At some point or another, people with Parkinson’s may end up needing to go to a hospital 혼자뜨는달 다운로드.
Save time and worry by preparing an emergency hospital bag in advance.
Prepare in Advance
At some point or another, people with Parkinson’s may end up needing to go to a hospital 피너츠 다운로드. Save time and worry by preparing an emergency hospital bag in advance.
What to Bring:
- A current list of all of your medications for Parkinson’s and other conditions and your schedule (dosage and timing) for taking them 다운로드.
- Actual medications in their original containers and instructions about how you take them — for example, with water, with or without food, a list of phone numbers for your doctors, family members and friends 아키엠 다운로드.
- A list of your particular PD symptoms and any activities with which you need help (for example, dressing or turning over in bed).
- If you are participating in a clinical trial, bring information describing it 환자 아이콘 다운로드.
- A list of your allergies.
- A letter from your doctor saying that you can take your own PD medications if hospitalized.
- A letter from your doctor listing the medications that should NOT be taken by a person with PD 다운로드.
- Copies of legal documents, including your health care proxy and living will.
- If you’ve had DBS, information about your device (call Medtronic Patient Services at 800-510-6735) 다운로드.
ARE YOU PREPARED FOR YOUR NEXT HOSPITAL STAY?
Did you know three out of four people with PD in the hospital don’t receive their medications on time and have a 1 in 4 chance of complications because of medication errors 다운로드? We recommend every person with Parkinson’s have an AWARE IN CARE KIT. The kit is designed to help you:
- Understand the risks associated with hospital stays 다운로드.
- Have the tools to play an active role in your care.
- Be prepared for a hospital visit, whether planned or unplanned.
- Have a plan to get the best possible care in the hospital