Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center
1600 S. 20th Avenue
Safford, Arizona 85546
While you are in the hospital, many people will enter your room, from doctors and nurses to aides and orderlies. The following information will help make your hospital stay safe and comfortable.
A number of people may enter your hospital room. Be sure to:
While you are in the hospital to get well, you should know that there is the possibility of developing an infection. The single most important thing you can do to help prevent infections is to wash your hands and make sure that everyone who touches you-including your doctors and nurses-wash their hands too.
By taking part in your own care, you can help the members of your health care team avoid medication errors. Here's how:
While you are hospitalized, your doctor may prescribe medications for you. Be sure that you understand exactly what they are and why they are being prescribed.
Patients often fall because they are on medications that make them dizzy, they are weak and unsteady due to illness or medical procedures, or because they've been sitting or lying down for too long. For your safety, please: