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What to expect 96 hours after surgery

Activity

  • Continue your child's walks. Has he/she made a lap around the unit? Has he/she tried stairs?

Pain

  • Your child's pain meds will be reviewed with you including dosage, frequency and side effects to watch for. You can get your prescriptions filled at the Skywalk Pharmacy near the Clinics Building prior to your discharge.

Treatment

  • You will change your child's back dressing. At home the bandage will be changed every other day or daily on the parts of the bandage where drainage is noted. We want the incision to stay dry.