What to bring:
Personal items: You may want to bring your own personal toiletries such as toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, shaving items, sanitary supplies, and other personal items.
Medications and medical documents: If you are currently taking any medications, please bring them in their original container. Bring in any helpful information including any relevant medical reports, lab results, radiological reports and a list of previous surgeries you have had.
Personal and financial documents: Bring in your valid insurance card and any paper, letter related to supplementary insurance coverage plus an identification card i.e. (Iqama, Hafiza or Passport).
What not to bring:
Valuable items such as large sums of money,jewellery, watches, cellular phones, and laptop computer
Bed linens and carpets
If you are having surgery at DSFH:
Before the operation:
Your doctor may ask you to have some routine test done several days before surgery.
Note: If you have a cold or a fever a day before admission, please inform your doctor.
On the day of operation, Do:
Have a shower before coming to the hospital.
Remove any make up, hair pins, wigs, nail polish, jewellery and contact lenses.
Wear loose, comfortable clothing.
Dentures may be removed immediately before surgery.
On the day of operation, Do not:
Eat, drink and smoke from midnight the night before surgery (at least 6 hrs. before the operation).
After the operation:
For 24 hours after anaesthesia, you should not drive or travel alone by public transportation.
Call your doctor or the emergency department for any problems that might happen after the operation.