In the days leading up to your brain surgery, you can prepare many things in advance to lessen stress and to make the day go as smoothly as possible.
Make sure you and your surgeon or nurse have covered and understand any important steps you need to take the week prior to surgery:
It is helpful to have a pre-packed bag for your hospital stay. Some items to pack are:
Remember to allow time for relaxing. This can be a very stressful time, so making plans with family and friends can help you stay calm and relaxed.