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The HUG has developed an information policy aimed at giving the patient everything they need to understand their condition.
The anesthesiologist has decided on general anesthesia with you. This document presents an overview of important information you were given during the pre-anesthesia appointment.
“ I don’t always understand my doctor’s explanations. Should I mention this? ”
Your doctor is under an obligation to give you clear, comprehensible information, and must seek to do so. The aim is to enable you to make an informed decision on whether to pursue a treatment or to act on a medical recommendation. Your doctor must give you up-to-date information, commensurate with your needs. These may vary from one consultation to the next.
In order to be an active partner in your treatment, you need to be well-informed. Take a look at the health information written by HUG professionals.
General public, media professionals, patients: HUG is committed to providing everyone with the most complete information possible according to their needs and questions.
HUG offers a variety of communication media, ranging from institutional brochures to very specific information to patients, via the Pulse magazine or many videos.
These documents can be viewed online or downloaded.