The night before your surgery - childrenSurgery - child; Preoperative - night before
Follow the instructions from your child's doctor for the night before surgery. The directions should tell you when your child has to stop eating or drinking, and any other special instructions. Use the information below as a reminder.
Emil S. Patient- and family-centered pediatric surgical care. In: Coran AG, ed. Pediatric Surgery. 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2012:chap 16.
Neumayer L, Ghalyaie N. Principles of preoperative and operative surgery. In: Townsend CM Jr, Beauchamp RD, Evers BM, Mattox KL, eds. Sabiston Textbook of Surgery. 20th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017:chap 10.