Outpatient Anaesthesia

The German Society for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine (DGAI) has issued a guideline for anaesthesia in outpatient surgery.

Our hospital meets the premises and staff requirements of this guideline and ensures that they are fully implemented.

After an operation, adults are cared for either in the recovery room or on the general ward, while children remain with their parents on the general ward until the afternoon.
Before you are discharged you will be examined by the surgeon and anaesthetist and your post-discharge care will be explained.

A list of the most important points of this guideline can be found in the following overview:

Prerequisites for Performing Surgery on an Outpatient Basis

  • A suitable operation with a low risk of bleeding
  • The patient must be prepared to undergo outpatient surgery
  • Understanding of the scheduled intervention and aftercare
  • Physically and mentally stable patients
  • Children older than 12 months born at full term
  • Availability of a suitable person to take the patient home and look after them for the first 24 hours after the operation
  • Being able to reach a doctor or hospital within 30 minutes
  • A home telephone
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Academic teaching hospital of the RWTH technical university, Aachen

Clinic for Anaesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care

Dechant-Deckers-Str. 8
52249 Eschweiler

+49 2403 - 76-1891

St.-Antonius-Hospital gGmbH
Dechant-Deckers-Str. 8
52249 Eschweiler
tel.: 02403 76 - 0
fax: 02403 76 -1119

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