MEDICO-LEGAL EXPERT WITNESS
PRE & POST PROCEDURE INFORMATION
Preparation for Surgery
 Preparation for surgical procedures
Unless otherwise informed, you will be advised to arrive at the hospital at least two hours before your estimated surgery time.
Please do not eat or drink ANYTHING up to 6 hours before your surgery time. You may, however, drink ONLY water up to 2 hours before your surgery time.
 Bowel preparation for minor day surgical procedures
For minor anorectal surgical procedure, you may be given a rectal enema before surgery as part of the preparation.
 Colorectal Surgery - A guide for patients and
 Bowel preparation for major surgical procedure