prescriptions (you do not need the actual prescriptions unless
requested by your doctor). Or fill out our medication list (PDF).
In addition, bring any medical devices or appliances you may need,
including eyeglasses, hearing aids, dentures, canes, etc.
Comforts from home
You may wish to bring some or all of the following:
Non-skid slippers and robe
Comb and brush
Toothbrush and toothpaste
and writing materials
amount of cash (please do not bring more than $30)
Small electrical appliances such as shavers and hair dryers are also
acceptable, except in the Intensive Care Unit. This list is not
all-inclusive. Different units have different rules about what they
allow. If you have questions, ask your doctor's office. Someone there
should be able to answer your question or direct you to someone who can.
What to do if you have questions
If you have questions about the procedure itself, how to prepare for
it, or what to do afterwards, call your doctor's office. If you are
being admitted, you should receive a call from your doctor's office
the night before that will help you with some of these questions,
including where you need to go.