Preparing for surgery, going into hospital and what to expect on the day.
Find out what to expect before having surgery, including the tests you might have, the people you will meet and the consent form you'll need to sign.
What you need to take and how to prepare to make it less stressful.
Your nurse might give you a carbohydrate rich drink to have the evening before the operation. The drink gives you energy and can help you to recover more quickly.
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