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On the Day Before Surgery

On the day prior to your scheduled surgery, please check your time of arrival. You can do this by calling 609-303-4106 between 3 and 5 p.m. on the day before your surgery. If your surgery is scheduled for Monday, please call on Friday afternoon.

Other items to remember the day before your surgery include:

  • Review the instructions from your pre-admission testing.
  • Enjoy a regular dinner.
  • Do not smoke the night before or the morning of surgery.
  • Take a shower and follow the instructions for using the antiseptic wipes.
  • Get a good night’s sleep.
  • Do not eat or drink anything after midnight.