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Stop drinking at midnight on the night before your operation. Your stomach needs to be empty.​

What should I do the day before my operation?
  1. DO NOT eat or drink after midnight on the night before your surgery. 
  2. Your medication: Your medical/surgical team will tell you which pills are safe to take with a sip of water the morning of your surgery.
  3. ​​​Pack a bag for the hospital, including important items such as:​
  4. Toiletries

    •  Comb and brush
    •  Toothpaste and toothbrush
    •  Razor and shaving cream
    •  Denture cleanser and cup
    •  Body wash or soap
    •  Deodorant
    •  Tissue


    •  Loose-fitting clothes
    •  Loose non-slip footwear (such as Velcro runners)
    •  Underwear


    •  A list of current medications
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