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Tonsil, Adenoid, and Ear Tube Surgery: The Day of Surgery

When you get to the hospital, you will need to check in. You will sign a surgery consent form if you haven’t already. Before you sign it, make sure all your questions about the surgery have been answered.

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Things you should bring with you

Make sure you have: 

  • Insurance cards or forms

  • A list of any medicines your child takes regularly

  • A list of any allergies your child has, such as from medicines or certain foods

  • A list of special diet needs, such as for diabetes

  • A favorite toy or blanket for your child

  • For babies, a bottle and formula or pacifier for after surgery

  • Something to read while you wait

Online Medical Reviewer: Ashutosh Kacker MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Marianne Fraser MSN RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Tara Novick BSN MSN
Date Last Reviewed: 12/1/2022
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