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Things to Bring to the Hospital

Thank you for choosing St. Anthony Community Hospital
You are now in the hands of physicians and staff with specific expertise in taking care of patients having joint replacement surgery. We want to be sure you know what to expect, have the information you need and have your questions answered before and after your surgery.

Things to bring to the hospital

A legal picture identification, such as a driver's license
Your hospital insurance cards
Any x-rays or lab reports, as instructed by your physician
Your cane, if you use one, for your therapist to evaluate
Your completed Health Care Proxy Form and/or Living Will
Flat, non-slip supportive walking shoes or sneakers
Loose fitting, elastic waistband shorts and loose fitting shirts for exercise sessions
Personal toiletries
A book, magazines or other reading material
Eyeglasses, but not contact lenses


Medications, unless specifically instructed to do so by your doctor
Valuables, except those mentioned above