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Tufts Medical Center Weight & Wellness Center Pre-Operative Quiz




Question 1

My scheduled weight loss surgery is considered elective and therefore I must be flexible and understanding if emergent cases delay the start of my surgery.

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All the medications/ supplements listed below must be discontinued 5-10 days prior to surgery except:

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It’s important to bring the following items to the hospital for my stay:

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24 hours prior to surgery I should do all except:

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The morning of surgery I cannot brush my teeth.

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Patients having a _______ or _______ will have a urinary catheter and a JP (bulb) drain when they awake from surgery:

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I will have a private room during my hospital stay.

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My roommate may not have had bariatric surgery.

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Vertical sleeve gastrectomy patients typically stay in the hospital:

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Venodyne boots are used to help prevent the risk of:

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On POD#1 (post-operative day 1) a UGI (upper GI study) is routinely performed on:

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_____ of patients are discharged on POD#2 (postoperative day 2):

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It is normal to feel a wide range of emotions post operatively.

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I will be discharged on a Stage I Diet.

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I will be sent home with several new prescriptions. All except _______ may be taken on an as needed basis:

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It is important for me to schedule a follow-up appointment with my Primary Care Physician 5-7 days after surgery if I am taking:

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It is important to work closely with my Primary Care Physician and my specialists regarding my medications as dosages and the need for particular medications will change post-operatively.

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It is important that I keep my post operative appointments with __________ 10-14 days after surgery:

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Once at home I may:

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I should call the office ASAP if I have________.

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Pain medication may cause constipation.

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If needed, I may take _______ for 5-7 days.

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Pain is often felt most around the _______ incision, and I may take a course of an anti inflammatory (Ibuprofren, Advil, Aleve, etc) for _______.

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For women of child bearing age it is suggested that you take pregnancy precautions ________ post op:

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During off-hours there is a bariatric fellow on–call for any urgent/emergent concerns I may have. He/she can be reached via (617) 636-5000

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OUR LOCATION

Tufts Medical Center
Weight & Wellness Center

800 Washington Street
South Mezzanine / South 4
Boston, MA
(617) 636-0158 Phone
(617) 636-2386 Fax
ldowd@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

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Tufts Medical Center

Around here, successful weight loss is a team effort.
Did you know that the American Society of Bariatric Surgery named the Tufts Medical Center Weight & Wellness Center
a national Center of Excellence? That's because we’ve
performed the most minimally invasive weight loss surgeries
in New England.

 


Julie Kim, MD, Director Tufts Medical Center Weight & Wellness Center
performs a gastric bypass procedure.

 

Tufts Medical Center
Weight & Wellness Center

800 Washington Street
South Mezzanine / South 4
Boston, MA
(617) 636-0158 Phone
(617) 636-2386 Fax
ldowd@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

 

 

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