Category: ERAS

Preparing Your Child for Surgery: 5 Tips Every Parent Should Know

Preparing Your Child for Surgery: 5 Tips Every Parent Should Know

No parent wants to hear their child needs to have surgery—but it happens more than you might think (on average, 450,000 pediatric in-patient surgeries are performed in the U.S. each year). Pediatric surgery can be intimidating and overwhelming—and, while you’re busy making plans, trying to understand your child’s condition, and arranging financials, you might forget […]

Post-Op Delirium: What It Is, Who’s At Risk & What You Can Do About It

Post-Op Delirium: What It Is, Who’s At Risk & What You Can Do About It

If you’re tasked with caring for an elderly patient or loved one during their surgery and recovery experience, there are a number of things to plan for and consider—and post-op delirium might just be toward the top of that long list. Today, then, we’re breaking down all you need to know about this common post-op […]

Welcome to Mend Well

Welcome to Mend Well

Welcome to Mend Well Blog; we’re really glad you’re here! You play a role in the success of your surgery and the speed of your recovery. And it pays to be your own advocate and take control of your health; it’s not all on your doctors and nurses. Think of it like this: you’re an […]