Thinking about who will be the primary contact for your healthcare officials and how they will communicate information to other family and loved ones can help you be prepared in advance.
Knowing the answers to these questions can help you communicate with your loved ones on where you are and how they can contact you. If you feel unable to keep track of this information it can be good to designate a family member or loved one to keep track of it.
What unit are you in?
What is the number for the unit?
What is your bedside phone number?
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You can have a cell phone, iPad, or laptop computer to talk while you are in the hospital. Make sure you know how to communicate on this device. Things to consider: