Can you drink coffee before shoulder surgery?
You may have clear drinks (water or black tea) up to 2 hours before the proposed surgery. Any non-clear fluids such as milk or tea/coffee with milk and fruit juice etc. count as food and should be avoided for at least 6 hours before surgery.
Can you eat or drink before shoulder surgery?
The hospital will call you the day before surgery with the time, and feel free to call the number above the day before surgery if you wish. MOST IMPORTANTLY: Do not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before surgery or your surgery will be cancelled.
What should you not do before shoulder surgery?
DO NOT eat or drink anything after midnight the night before surgery. Bring a large shirt that buttons up the front to wear home so you won’t have to pull a shirt over your head.
What should I eat the day before my shoulder surgery?
Your body needs vitamins and minerals to promote quick healing. An adequate amount of protein in your diet will also help the muscles to grow back stronger after surgery. Make sure you also include a good amount of calcium-rich foods, like dairy products, seafood and leafy greens; this will help your bones heal.
Has anyone died during shoulder surgery?
In the study period, there were no fatalities associated with shoulder replacement, compared to 27 deaths among hip replacement patients and 54 among knee replacement patients.
What happens during pre op for shoulder surgery?
Before surgery, your doctor will perform a complete physical examination to make sure you don’t have any conditions that could interfere with the surgery or the outcomes. Routine tests, such as blood tests and X-rays, are usually performed a week before any major surgery.
Can I use deodorant before shoulder surgery?
Take a bath or shower before you come in for your surgery. Do not apply lotions, perfumes, deodorants, or nail polish. Do not shave the surgical site yourself.
Can I wear a bra during shoulder surgery?
A loose fitting sleeveless undershirt followed by a loose button down shirt. Please do not wear a traditional bra for two weeks, but one with a T-back or racer back straps are okay.
How many days do you stay in the hospital after shoulder surgery?
Typically, you will stay in the hospital for two to three days, but this depends on each individual and how quickly he or she progresses. After surgery, you may feel some pain that will be managed with medication to make you feel as comfortable as possible.
What is the most painful shoulder surgery?
Rotator cuff repair is the most painful surgery in the first postoperative days. The main risk factor for pain is a work related accident or occupational disease, associated with higher VAS values from D1 to 1 year and greater morphine intake.
What can you not do after shoulder surgery?
You should not do any reaching, lifting, pushing, or pulling with your shoulder during the first six weeks after surgery. You should not reach behind your back with the operative arm. You may remove your arm from the sling to bend and straighten your elbow and to move your fingers several times a day.