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Tips for a safe same day surgery experience

1. Stop eating and drinking when you are told to do so. 2. Tell your doctor, nurse and anesthesiologist about EVERY medication you take, including all vitamins, minerals, over-the-counter, alcohol beverages, any street drug, and any illegal substance you ingest … Continue reading

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Same day surgery risks

A middle aged woman had an appendectomy in outpatient surgery. Her postoperative vomiting and pain were controlled before she left the same day surgery area. She called the same day surgery nurse later in the day complaining of increasing pain … Continue reading

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Cataract Surgery: Under the Knife

The waiting Two days ago at this time I was waiting to be called into the same day surgery area of a major eye hospital in a major city. I checked out my paperwork and saw I had a diagnosis … Continue reading

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