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Preparing For your Surgery - Smoking Cessation

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Pre-Operative Instructions

Please click a link below for the appropriate patient instruction checklist:

Adult Patients

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Preparing for your Surgery

  1. Smoking and Tobacco Cessation
    • Quitting smoking prior to surgery will decrease your likelihood of surgery-related complications; regardless of the type of procedure you have. It is especially important not to smoke on the day of your surgery.
    • Whether you are preparing for surgery or just thinking about quitting, free help is always available. One-on-one smoking and tobacco cessation counseling is available through McLaren Port Huron by calling 810-989-3121. A Registered Nurse/Smoking Cessation Counselor will provide advice along with a customized plan to help you quit.
  2. Why can't I have anything to eat or drink after midnight the night before surgery?
  3. What about my medications?General information is listed below. Your admission access nurse will direct you on what medications to take before your procedure.
  4. What if I feel ill before my procedure?How should I get ready?
  5. What should I bring with me?
  6. Should someone come with me?

Contact info

McLaren Port Huron
Surgical Services
Second Floor
1221 Pine Grove Avenue
Port Huron, MI 48060

Phone Numbers

  • Pre-admission Testing: 810-989-3192


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