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Already scheduled for a procedure

PREPARING FOR PROCEDURE

WHAT TO BRING?

Bring along your NRIC or Passport as well as procedure counselling forms on the day of procedure for registration at the Hospital or Day Surgery, Admissions Office.

MEDICATION

Patient with diabetes should continue taking oral hypoglycemic agents until the evening before surgery.


*Aspirin and aspirin-containing products should be discontinued 1 week prior to procedure.

*Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs should be discontinued 4 days prior to procedure.


*Warfarin drugs should be discontinued 4 days prior to procedure.  


*The doctor will advise on whether it is safe to discontinue these medications or switch to an alternative medication, especially if the patient has a recent heart valve replacement or other serious condition that may need to be taken into consideration.

Continue to take all other medications with a small sip of water. Bring all medication with you so you can take it after the procedure. 


Please note: Do not discontinue any medication without first consulting with the doctor.

FASTING THE NIGHT BEFORE

Do not eat within 10 hours of your appointment; however, you may have clear liquids until two hours before the procedure.

GOING HOME

You will need to bring someone with you to drive you home after the procedure. You should not drive or operate machinery for at least 24 hours after the procedure.

 

ACCREDITED HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL CENTRES

WHERE WE WORK

FARRER PARK HOSPITAL

1 Farrer Park Station Road, #02-01 Connexion, Singapore 217562

GLENEAGLES HOSPITAL

6A Napier Road, Singapore 258500

MOUNT ELIZABETH NOVENA

38 Irrawaddy Road, Singapore 329563

MOUNT ELIZABETH ORCHARD

3 Mount Elizabeth, Singapore 228510

MOUNT ALVERNIA HOSPITAL

820 Thomson Rd, Singapore 574623

PARKWAY EAST HOSPITAL

321 Joo Chiat Place,  Singapore 427990

 

APICARE PAIN CLINIC

Farrer Park Medical Centre #14-09

Fax: 6443 9798

Farrer Park Medical Centre, 1 Farrer Park Station Road #14-09/10 Connexion, Singapore 217562

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