Patients

    Are you a patient with questions about undergoing anesthesia? Use the pages below to learn more about ambulatory anesthesia prior to your surgery.  NOTE: The information contained on these pages does not constitute medical advice. Consult with your physician concerning specific medical advice. 

    Introduction

    Being well prepared for anesthesia and surgery may reduce your anxiety, and allow you to be well organized and confident on the day of your procedure. The purpose of the information provided in the Introduction pageis to introduce you to important aspects of anesthesia and surgery.

    Anesthesia & The Heart

    Many patients presenting for anesthesia and surgery have health issues that affect their heart and may affect anesthesia care. Learn more about
    Anesthesia & The Heart today. 

    Drugs, Anesthesia and Risk

    Visit the  Drugs, Anesthesia and Risk page today to view answers to real questions submitted by patients about ambulatory anesthesia.

    Pre-anesthesia Evaluation

    Are you scheduled to undergo an ambulatory surgery? Visit the  Pre-anesthesia Evaluation page today to learn more about a standard pre-anesthesia evaluation session. 

    Pre-operation FAQ

    On the Pre-operation FAQ page, view answers to common questions about preparing for anesthesia and factors that may influence your experience. 

    Post-operation FAQ

     View the Post-operation FAQ page today to learn more about possible post-operative experiences. 

    NOTE: The information contained on these pages does not constitute medical advice. Consult with your physician concerning specific medical advice.