Going Home or to Your Room
The Discharge Process
Once you have recovered from surgery and anesthesia, in most situations you will be discharged home to the care of your family. From the recovery room, you may be taken to a room where you will again be evaluated by nursing staff your IV taken out, the dressings checked and you will then be allowed to change to your regular clothes. During this time, they will be looking for any signs of complications from anesthesia or the surgery.