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Letter: Surgery done right

I would like to thank and praise the surgical staff at Valley View Hospital for taking such good care of me. They performed their jobs flawlessly.

But there was more.

The pre-operative process of paperwork, allergies, making certain who you are and why you are there should be straightforward but not taken lightly if for no other reason than your comfort in a pending uncomfortable situation.

Keeping me comfortable started way before cutting.

My Valley View surgical nurses treated me with respect, dignity and personal courtesy. Their genuine compassion came naturally, unscripted. They held my hand metaphorically. You can’t teach this bedside manner. They were all just so nice.

Claude Van Horton

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