Prepare For Your Visit or Neurosurgical Procedure

The Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital understands that patient care goes beyond your time at the hospital. It also includes preparations before and follow-up procedures after your visit. To help you better understand what to expect of your medical and surgical visits, we have provided the following patient education materials. We hope that these guides will make your visit and recovery more comfortable and convenient. If you still have questions, please feel free to contact your BWH neurosurgeon’s office by clicking: Contact Us.

Learn About Your Brain

This brochure is a basic introduction to the human brain. It may help you understand how the healthy brain works, how to keep it healthy, and what happens when the brain is diseased or dysfunctional.


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