Day of surgery through the first three days after surgery:
Do not ingest anything by mouth after midnight on the day of surgery
You will begin sipping water and diluted electrolyte drinks as soon as possible after surgery.
The nursing staff will provide further instructions.
Diet order: Clear Liquids
- three ounces of sugar-free gelatin and/or regular clear broth three times per day (only at meal times)
- Sips of water, ice chips or diluted electrolyte drink per hour (between meals)