Category: Before Surgery

Do I have to donate my blood before surgery?

Many patients ask about donating their own blood prior to surgery, or a family member donating blood for them. Typically we do not require this before surgery. New techniques in preserving blood, or even giving your own blood back, have

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Can I bring my home medications?

A lot of patients want to bring their medications from home for their surgery. I think it is important that we have an accurate list of your medications, but we ask that we give the medications at the hospital. The

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