Do not eat anything after 11:00 p.m. the night before surgery. You may have clear liquids (limited to water, black coffee, or apple juice) up to three hours prior to your check-in time, but no later than 7:00 a.m.
You should take your essential regularly scheduled medication with a sip of water the morning of surgery. No patients may drink anything after 7:00 a.m. on the day of surgery.
DO NOT TAKE METFORMIN (GLUCOPHAGE) THE DAY OF SURGERY
Failure to follow these guidelines may result in cancellation of your surgery.
Do you take injectable, or oral diabetic medications? Check with the prescribing physician for pre-operative dosing.
Do you take blood thinners? Check with the prescribing physician for instructions on when to stop these medications prior to surgery.
Please resume your medications as usual after surgery, unless directed otherwise by your surgeon.
Surgery patients must have an escort home.
They may not drive or leave unattended.
They may not take a taxi without an escort.
After Your Adenoidectomy
After Your Osseointegrated Device Implantation (Baha)
After Your Ear Tube Insertion
After Your Coblation Of The Palate
After Your Coblation Of The Turbinates
After Your Cochlear Implant
After Your Craniotomy
After Your Dacryocystorhinostomy
After Your Ear Auricle Mass Removal
After Your Frenuloplasty Or Frenulotom
After Your Inspire Procedure
After Your Mouth/lip Lesion Removal
After Your Microlaryngoscopy
After Your Neck Dissection
After Your Nasal Endoscopy
After Your Removal Of A Head Or Neck Mass
After Your Open Repair Of Nasal Deformity
After Your Parathyroid Removal
After Your Removal Of Part Of Parotid Gland
After Your Preauricular Cyst Removal
After Your Closed Reduction Of Nasal Deformity
After Your Sinus Surgery
After Your Turbinate Surgery
After Your Sinus, Septoplasty & Turbinate Surgery
After Your Sinus And Septoplasty Surgery
After Your Septoplasty & Turbinate Surgery
After Your Septoplasty
After Your Sialothitomy And Sialodochoplasty
After Your Sinus Surgery & Turbinate Surgery
After Your Somnoplasty Of The Palate
After Your Stapedectomy
After Your Submandibular Gland Removal
After Your Adenoidectomy And Tonsillectomy
After Your Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Removal
After Your Thyroid Removal
After Your Tongue Lesion Removal
After Your Tonsillectomy
After Your Ear Surgery
After Your Uvulectomy
76th Professional Commons
21911 76th Ave W
Edmonds, WA 98026
Swedish Mill Creek Medical Center
13020 Meridian Ave S, 2nd Floor
Everett, WA 98208
Ear Nose Throat & Allergy Associates
104 27th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98374
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