Before Anesthesia - OMS of Utah

Before Anesthesia

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Before Intravenous/General Anesthesia Sedation (Going to Sleep)

  • If you will be under general anesthesia or sedated, do not eat or drink anything (including water) for eight (8) hours prior to the appointment.
  • No smoking at least 12 hours before surgery. Ideally, cut down or stop smoking as soon as possible prior to the day of surgery.
  • A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, and drive the patient home.
  • The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following the anesthesia experience.
  • Please wear loose fitting clothing with sleeves which can be rolled up past the elbow, and low-heeled shoes.
  • Contact lenses, jewelry, and dentures must be removed at the time of surgery.
  • Do not wear lipstick, excessive makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery.
  • If you have an illness such as a cold, sore throat, stomach or bowel upset, please notify the office.
  • If you take routine oral medications, please check with Drs. Broadbent, Chandler, Liston, and McCormick, prior to your surgical date for instructions.

Before Local Anesthesia (Staying Awake)

  • Eating, drinking and taking home medication as normally prescribed is ok unless you are on a blood thinner. Please check with your surgeon.
  • Operating a motor vehicle or any machinery is ok.

Our Offices

Layton office
2297 N. Hill Field Road, Building A,
Suite 105, Layton, UT 84041
801-779-0506

Ogden office
3590 Harrison Blvd. Suite 2
Ogden, UT 84403
801-779-0506

Bountiful office
469 E Medical Dr. Suite 202
Bountiful, UT 84010
801-779-0506

Pleasant view office
2711 N. Highway 89 Suite 200
Pleasant View, UT 84414
801-779-0506