ALERT CONTENT PLACEHOLDER

​​​​​​​​​​​​Day Before Your Operation​

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St​op​ eating food by midnight on the night before your operation. Your stomach needs to be empty.​


What should I do the day before my operation​?
  • ​STOP eating food at midnight on the night before your operation.
  • You may drink clear fluids up to 5 hours before your operation.​
  • Examples of clear fluids you can drink:
    • Apple juice
    • Beef or chicken broth (no noodles or vegetables)
    • Orange juice (without pulp)
    • Grape juice
    • Jell-O or popsicles
    • Cranberry juice
    • Pop (such as ginger ale, 7-Up, Coke)
    • Lemonade
    • Water
    • Coffee or Tea (no milk)
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TIP: It is safest to stop eating and drinking the midnight before your operation.