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*New Patient Medical & Demographic Information Form
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General Information/Education

General Wound Care - Patient Instructions Blood Pressure Concerns
Profore - Patient Instructions BMI Handout
PolyMem - Patient Instructions ACS Quit Smoking
MRSA (Staph) - Patient Information Smoking Facts

General Surgery

ACS Cholecystectomy ACS Groin Hernia (Inguinal)
ACS Cholecystectomy SPANISH ACS Groin Hernia (Inguinal) SPANISH
ACS Cholecystectomy CHINESE ACS Umbilical Hernia
Post-Op Instructions - Gallbladder ACS Ventral Hernia
Post-Op Instructions - Hernia
ACS Appendectomy Post-Op Instructions - Hiatal Hernia
ACS Appendectomy SPANISH
Post-Op Instructions - Appendectomy
Digestive System Diagram
Post-Op Instructions - Breast ACS Feeding Tubes Booklet
Exemestane medication

Vascular Surgery

Post-Op Instructions - AAA
Post-Op Instructions - Arteriogram
Post-Op Instructions - Carotid
Post-Op Instructions - Varicose Vein Ligation

Colorectal Surgery

Digestive System Diagram Sitz Bath Instructions
ACS Colectomy Brochure Low-Residue Fiber Diet
ACS Colonoscopy "How Fiber Works" Sheet
MiraLax Bowel Prep
Rectal Hemorrhoidectomy
Post-Op Instructions - Hemorrhoidectomy
Pruritus Ani
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Rectovaginal Fistula Repair
Sphincter Repair

WHO to Expect In the Operating Room

WHAT to Expect in the Operating Room


What is a "Hernia"? A hernia occurs when an organ or fatty tissue squeezes through a weak spot in a surrounding muscle or connective tissue called fascia.

Where is a typical "Hernia"? The most common types of hernia are:

  • inguinal (inner groin)
  • incisional (resulting from an incision)
  • femoral (outer groin)
  • umbilical (belly button)
  • hiatal (upper stomach)

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