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What should I bring to the hospital?

Bring the following with you: 

  • Advance directives 
  • Inhalers and medications  
  • A list of your medications including the dosage and the time you take each one.
  • Toiletries
  • Loose-fitting shorts, culottes, pants, t-shirts or sweatshirts
  • Loose-fitting pajamas with short legs
  • Calf-or knee-length robe
  • Well-fitted slippers, tennis shoes, or flat shoes with nonskid soles
  • CPAP machine, if applicable
  • Cell phone + charger
  • Joint Replacement Guidebook 

Do not bring:

  • Jewelry
  • Large amounts of money
  • Other electronic devices