The Bone and Joint Center at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital features an efficient, one-stop preoperative visit, approximately three weeks before your joint replacement surgery.
The streamlined pre-test, which takes less than two hours to complete, includes:
When you decided to undergo surgery, you should have identified a family member or friend to serve as a coach through your journey to wellness. Your coach attends the preoperative visit and also comes to the hospital on the day of surgery.
At the preoperative visits, you will:
During your perioperative education classes, you and your coach will receive notebooks and have the opportunity to ask any questions.
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