Preparing for surgery

OHSU’s Preparing for your surgery booklet  

Additionally available patient resources:

Skin preparation instructions

Use these national standards to help you prepare for surgery:

Nerve block videos

Educational videos discussing a general overview of the purpose of nerve blocks, how they are placed, and how to take care of yourself after having one.

Nerve block overview

What is a nerve block, and why should I get one?

Nerve block placement

How is the nerve block performed?

Nerve block: postoperative care

I have had a nerve block. How do I take care of myself after surgery?

Contact information

 If you are having an emergency, please call 911 immediately. 

For any other questions at any time, please call OHSU at 503-494-8311 and ask for the Home Pump physician on-call.