After you get home
Get Well Soon
Helping you make a speedy recovery after your laparoscopic nephrectomy
|Day||Got up at... am||How many hours rest I needed:||What times I needed to rest:||Went to bed at ... pm||Went to bed at ... pm||How’s your abdomen feeling?||How’s your shoulder feeling?|
|Got up at ... am||Activities (eg walked for ... minutes)||How much rested I needed after each: :||Went to bed at ... pm||How've I been feeling? Any pain? Emotional feelings?||What do I want to achieve tomorrow?|
|Weeks||Got up at ... am||Activities (eg walked for ... minutes)||How much rested I needed after each:||Went to bed at ... pm||What do I want to achieve tomorrow?|
Remember, take a step-by-step approach to getting better, and build up your activities in small stages. Don’t push yourself too far too fast. If you’re concerned about anything, or if you feel you’re not making progress fast enough, ask your surgeon or call your GP.