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Posts tagged "Surgery"

  • ‘Prehab’ helps patients recover from surgery faster

    The literature backs up the benefits of ‘prehab,’ said Elyse Pratt-Johnson (left), a physiotherapist who works with patients before surgery to improve their fitness and function so they recover faster. You’ve heard of ‘rehab’ but what about ‘prehab’? “The name is not well known but the concept sure has had a positive uptake,” said Jane […]

  • First surgery ever

    I was scheduled for my first surgery ever on March 8, 2011 and was extremely anxious about it.  The entire team was amazing in making me feel better, but I would like to thank  nurse Kelli, in particular,  from the Surgical Day Care Unit who helped make me feel more relaxed prior to my surgery, […]

  • Clarification: The Ottawa Hospital Continues to Provide Endoscopies and Cataract Surgeries

    March 14, 2013 — The Ottawa Hospital is committed to providing the highest level of complex care for residents of the Champlain health region. As such, it will continue in the years to come to fulfil its mandate as a regional provider of cataract surgeries and endoscopic procedures. By the end of the current fiscal […]

  • TOH Transforms Surgical Program to Improve Patients Care

    February 28, 2013 – Patient needing urgent surgery at The Ottawa Hospital are getting it faster than ever — the result of changes to the way the surgical program is organized. The changes are one example of how TOH is redesigning the way services are delivered to provide the highest quality of patient care for less […]

  • The Ottawa Hospital helps patients prepare for surgery with a new web section and virtual tour

    October 4, 2012 – This week, The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) launched a new section on its website, dedicated to helping patients prepare for surgery. Being told that you need surgery can be a stressful experience. The fear of the unknown can often be overwhelming. It is with this in mind, that the ‘my Surgery’ section […]

  • The Ottawa Hospital provides joint replacement surgery for 12 Nunavut residents

    March 26, 2012 – The Ottawa Hospital, in partnership with Ottawa Health Services Network Inc. and Nunavut’s Department of Health and Social Services, arranged for 12 Nunavut residents to come to Ottawa for joint replacement knee surgery, a surgery they wouldn’t be able to receive at home. Dr. Alan Giachino and Dr. Robert Feibel both […]

  • Kemptville Hospital releases video celebrating launch of new joint replacement services

    March 8, 2012 – Staff discuss how it felt to be engaged in meeting a system-wide challenge in a video that demonstrates the power of teamwork. In the same week that its 100th orthopaedic surgery patient received her new knee, Kemptville District Hospital has released a video celebrating the launch of the program in late […]