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Patient discharge

Learn how to discuss patient discharge in Spanish

English Spanish
We'll be discharging you tomorrow morning. Mañana lo damos de alta.
You'll need to urinate before you can go home. Usted tendrá que orinar antes de poder volver a casa.
You can't drive. No puede conducir.
Do you have somebody to take you home? ¿Hay una persona que le puede llevar a casa?
Is there anyone at home who can help you? ¿Hay alguien en casa que lo pueda ayudar?
Can you stay with family or friends? ¿Puede quedarse con la familia o amigos?
The social worker will arrange for your home health care. Un trabajador social se encargará de su cuidado de salud a domicilio.
Call the doctor if you have any problems. Llame al médico si tiene algún problema.

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