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What to do before scoliosis surgeryWWhat to do before scoliosis surgeryWhat to do before your scoliosis surgeryEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemConditions and diseasesTeen (13-18 years)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZJanet Ahier, RN, BScN, MN, ONC;Sandra Donaldson, BA;Stephen Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC8.0000000000000068.0000000000000265.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find out what should be done prior to having an operation for scoliosis, such as when to stop eating and what to bring to the hospital.</p><h2>What to do before coming to the hospital</h2><p>On the day of your surgery, you will not be able to eat anything solid after midnight. You can drink clear fluids until 5:00 am but after that, have absolutely nothing to eat or drink, and no chewing gum or throat lozenges. It is really important to keep your stomach completely empty before you go for surgery. Anaesthesia should be given on an empty stomach. If there is food or drink in your stomach while you are under anaesthesia, you may throw up and inhale the vomit into your lungs. This can lead to serious complications. If you break any of these rules, your surgery will be cancelled.</p><p>If you are travelling from far away, you may decide to arrive the day before your surgery. The hospital can provide you with information about hotels or other accommodations that are close by.</p>
Quoi faire avant l’opérationQQuoi faire avant l’opérationWhat to do before your scoliosis surgeryFrenchOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemConditions and diseasesTeen (13-18 years)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZJanet Ahier, RN, BScN, MN, ONC;Sandra Donaldson, BA;Stephen Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC8.0000000000000068.0000000000000265.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Tu apprendras ce qu’il faut faire avant une opération pour la scoliose, comme le moment où il faut arrêter de manger et ce qu’il faut apporter à l’hôpital.<br></p><h2>Quoi faire avant d’aller à l’hôpital</h2> <p>La journée de l’opération, tu ne pourras rien manger de solide après minuit. Tu peux boire de petites quantités de liquide, comme de l’eau ou du jus de pomme, jusqu’à 5 heures le matin. Après cela, tu ne pourras plus boire ni manger, ni même mâcher de la gomme ou des losanges. C’est très important de garder l’estomac complètement vide avant l’opération, car l’anesthésie doit être faite quand l’estomac est vide. S’il y a des solides dans l’estomac pendant que tu es sous anesthésie, tu pourrais vomir et inhaler le contenu, ce qui peut mener à de graves complications. Si l’une ou l’autre des règles est transgressée, l’opération n’aura pas lieu. </p><p>Si tu arrives de loin, il serait peut-être bon d’arriver le soir avant l’opération. L’hôpital peut te renseigner sur les hôtels ou d’autres lieux d’hébergement à proximité.</p>

 

 

What to do before scoliosis surgery2791.00000000000What to do before scoliosis surgeryWhat to do before your scoliosis surgeryWEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Vertebrae;SpineMuscular system;Skeletal systemConditions and diseasesTeen (13-18 years)NA2008-06-01T04:00:00ZJanet Ahier, RN, BScN, MN, ONC;Sandra Donaldson, BA;Stephen Lewis, MD, MSc, FRCSC;James G. Wright, MD, MPH, FRCSC8.0000000000000068.0000000000000265.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find out what should be done prior to having an operation for scoliosis, such as when to stop eating and what to bring to the hospital.</p><h2>What to do before coming to the hospital</h2><p>On the day of your surgery, you will not be able to eat anything solid after midnight. You can drink clear fluids until 5:00 am but after that, have absolutely nothing to eat or drink, and no chewing gum or throat lozenges. It is really important to keep your stomach completely empty before you go for surgery. Anaesthesia should be given on an empty stomach. If there is food or drink in your stomach while you are under anaesthesia, you may throw up and inhale the vomit into your lungs. This can lead to serious complications. If you break any of these rules, your surgery will be cancelled.</p><p>If you are travelling from far away, you may decide to arrive the day before your surgery. The hospital can provide you with information about hotels or other accommodations that are close by.</p><h2>What to bring to the hospital</h2><p>When you leave home to go to the hospital, make sure you bring:</p><ul><li>Your health card and hospital card<br></li><li>Any paperwork the hospital has asked for. For example, your family doctor may have done a general check-up on you and filled out a form to say you are fit for surgery</li><li>Any medications you are taking, such as an inhaler for asthma</li><li>Toothbrush and toothpaste</li><li>Hairbrush</li><li>Soap and deodorant</li><li>For girls: pads but no tampons.</li></ul><ul><li>Pajamas and housecoat. You will be in a hospital gown for the first couple of days but afterwards you may want to wear your own clothes. Make sure they are easy to put on and take off, such as a large T-shirt and boxer shorts</li><li>Stretchy, comfortable clothing for the ride home</li><li>A favourite pillow or blanket from home</li><li>Books, iPod, portable DVD, or other forms of entertainment</li><li>Pictures of family, friends, or pets.</li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/what_to_do_before_scoliosis_surgery.jpg