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How long does pre op assessment take?
Last Updated: 20th January, 2020
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Also asked, how long does a pre op assessment last for?
Also Know, how long does pre op assessment take NHS? This means that you will be 'assessed' from a medical and nursing point of view before your operation. We will give you an appointment to come to the Pre-operative Assessment Clinic, ideally 2-3 weeks before your operation, but it could also be a little later.
In this manner, what happens at a pre op assessment?
Pre-operative assessment You'll be asked questions about your health, medical history, and home circumstances. This is to check if you have any medical problems that might need to be treated before your operation, or if you'll need special care during or after the surgery.
Can you eat before a pre op appointment?
The night before your surgery, do not eat or drink anything between midnight and the time of your surgery, unless approved by the anesthesiologist.