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.
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.
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
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