Surgery Pre-Op Checklist

Health Services

Surgical Services Hours
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
for elective procedures

Surgical Services Contact
(319) 385-6171

  1. If you drink liquor, beer or wine, stop drinking at least two days prior to surgery.
  2. Do not eat or drink anything (as reminded earlier) after midnight the night before surgery.
  3. If you develop a fever, cold, rash, or anything that may be of concern to you, call your doctor or the ASU department prior to your Surgery at 319-385-6171.
  4. Have someone to drive you home and stay with you for at least 24 hours.
  5. Bring your Advanced Medical Directive if you have one.
  6. If you smoke, stop or at least cut down prior to surgery and NO smoking after midnight.
  7. Call 319-385-6171 or your surgeon if you have any questions!