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September 21, 1984 - Image 19

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-09-21

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS Friday, September. 21, 1984

"Sinai is M
Hospital'

Joan Greenfield, Bloomfield Hills

When I learned I needed
surgery, and my doctor recom-
mended Sinai Hospital, I was not
happy. I had been at Sinai several
times, the last time 10 years ago,
and my experiences had not been
pleasant. So this time I was braced
to endure my hospital stay.
The improvements at Sinai
were nothing short of spectacular.
During my week-long stay, I expe-
rienced absolute perfection. .
There is so much sensitivity
by every level of staff at Sinai, from
the cheerful transporter who
wished me well as he escorted me
to my room, to the housekeepers
who didn't miss a speck of dust
anywhere.
The anesthesiologist visited
with me before surgery, to explain
what I could expect, and again
afterwards, to check up on my
recovery.
Surgery is not fun, but the
Sinai nurses anticipated my dis-
comfort and helped me to deal
with it before it became a problem
for me. For example, even getting
in and out of bed after surgery can
be very difficult. One nurse show-
ed me how I could place my feet
to make this easier. Such sugges-
tions were valuable and most
appreciated.
I am a psychologist, and I'm
aware that most people are quick
to complain about bad hospital ex-
periences, but others who were
pleased are less likely to make the
effort to say so. It's that much .
more important for me, therefore,
to tell about the excellence of care
and service I received at Sinai
Hospital.
If I have to be hospitalized
again, I won't hesitate to go to
Sinai.

Sinai is my hospital.

For more information on Sinai Hospital,
or for referral to a Sinai physician,
write to:

HOSPITAL

OF DETROIT

People Who Care

Hospital and Community Relations
6767 West Outer Drive
Detroit 48235
or call 493-5500.

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