We encourage patients to take advantage of the numerous educational and support resources available, including helpful video presentations, links to useful websites, classes, and educational materials. We hope the following resources and links will help answer questions you may have about surgery and recovery.
One of our many missions at Roper St. Francis Healthcare is to provide information and education designed to promote health and wellness to our patients and throughout our community. We accomplish this through classes, programs and special events such as health fairs.
Roper St. Francis Ostomy Support Group
The Ostomy support group is open to anyone with a bowel or urinary diversion, caregiver or support person for someone with an ostomy, or for anyone who is contemplating surgery. The group meetings will provide group support, vendor presentations and guest speakers. Meetings are informal; no registration is requested. For more information, click here. To speak to a facilitator, please call (843) 402-1133 or (843) 724-2094.
Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection
MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
Minimally Invasive Surgery Brochure
Surgical Site Infections
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