Patient Information

Patient Information

For all patients:
  • For 8 hours prior to your surgery: no food, drink, mints or chewing gum.
For p.m. surgical patients:
  • May have clear liquids listed (water, apple juice, cranberry juice, or Gatorade) until 8 hours prior to surgery, then no food, drink, mints or chewing gum.
Diabetic Protocol:
  • Do not take oral hypoglycemic medications.
  • Blood sugar levels are checked upon admission. If any medical treatment is necessary, it is given by the Pre-op nurses upon direction of the physician.
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