Patient & Caregiver Education


155 Resources found

What to Expect on the Day of Your Surgery at MSK's Main Hospital | Video

This video will give you an idea of what to expect when you come to Memorial Sloan Kettering’s main hospital on the day of your surgery.

Instructions for Changing Your Dressing

This information provides instructions for changing your dressing.

About Your Programmable VP Shunt for Pediatric Patients

This information will help you learn about your programmable ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt. For the rest of this resource, our use of the words “you” and “your” refers to you or your child.

Liquid Intake and Ostomy Output Log

This information will help you keep track of how much liquid you drink, how much output you have from your ostomy, and the color of your urine.

Closure or Reconstruction Using a Local Flap: A Guide to Care

This information will help you learn about your surgery using a local flap at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), including what to expect after your surgery.

Guidelines for Showering With Hibiclens While You Are in the Hospital

This information explains how to shower with Hibiclens® while you are in the hospital.

Bowel Preparation for Orthopedic Surgery

This information explains how to do a bowel preparation for your orthopedic surgery.

Epidural Analgesia

This information describes how your epidural catheter will be placed.

Ileostomy Closure Pathway

This information explains the timeline of what to expect before and after your ileostomy closure.

Clear Liquid Diet

This information will help you follow a clear liquid diet.