Preparing for surgery: Preoperative checklist

These items will make the time before and after your surgery less stressful and easier for you and your family.

  • Prepare a list of medications and allergies.
  • Complete the home safety checklist.
  • Prepare a list of frequently used phone numbers.
  • Prepare an advance directive and a power of attorney for health care.
  • Make plans for someone to care for your pet.
  • Get your finances in order. Inform a family member what bills may need to be paid in the near future.
  • Stock up on easily prepared meals or arrange for meals to be delivered.


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