- You will be prepared for the OR in the Pre Op room. We will ask you to change into hospital clothing: johnny shirt, dressing gown, and slippers.
- Your clothes and other belongings will be placed in a locker.
- Your companion can wait with you in the Pre Op area until it is time for you to go to surgery.
- NO FOOD OR DRINKS ARE ALLOWED IN THE PRE OP ROOM.
The Pre Op nurse will speak to you to complete your admission paperwork. To meet our patient safety standards, the nurse will ask you several questions that you may have already answered.
Following the interview with the Pre Op nurse, you will see your anesthesiologist, surgeon, and possibly your OR nurse. Just before leaving for the OR, you will be asked to remove your dentures and eye glasses. These can be returned to you after your operation in the Recovery area.
You will wait in the Pre Op room until it is time for you to go to surgery. Your family may wait with you.