Preparing for Surgery: An Anesthesia Checklist

If you’re planning to have surgery, you’ll want to spend some time preparing. That means taking care of your health, learning as much as you can about the procedure and getting to know the people who will be taking care of you. Planning ahead can help ensure you have a successful procedure and heal faster with a smooth recovery.

Download and print the checklist prepared by ASA with the steps you can take to help ensure a successful surgery.

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Date of last update: April 30, 2023