What will happen at the pre-operative assessment clinic?
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  • Discuss and document your health history
  • Take your blood pressure, pulse and oxygen saturations, weight and height
  • May listen to your heart and lungs
  • Explain the process of care in the operating theatre and discuss possible anaesthetic and pain relief options
  • Discuss how you are going to manage when you get home
  • You may require an ECG (tracing of your heart), blood tests, swabs and urine samples

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