Important Tips for Staying Overnight
- Leave your valuables, including jewelry and watches, at home.
- Do not wear contact lenses or make-up.
- If you are taking prescription and/or over-the-counter medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements, please bring a complete list containing the dosage(s) or the actual medicine bottles. Please use the patient medication list at the back of the Guide to Surgery.
- If you are being admitted to the hospital after surgery, bring prescription medications in original pharmacy containers.
Your room assignment at Lake Pointe is based on your admitting diagnosis and the bed availability on the day of your admission. You may be moved during your stay as your health changes. Our rooms are designed with your comfort in mind, and we hope you will find it a comfortable stay with us.
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe uses hospital beds designed to both aid in your treatment and provide you with options for comfort. Your nurse will show you how to properly use the controls that will enable you to adjust your bed. Additionally, your hospital bed is probably higher and narrower than your bed at home. Bedside rails are for your protection. They may be raised at night or during the day if you are resting, recovering from surgery or taking certain medications.