Pre-Admission Instructions for Pain Patients
- One Medical Passport: Please log on to One Medical Passport to enter your medical history information. This will give you a quick and secure way to send your health information to us. You may receive a phone call if our Pre-Surgical Teaching (PST) registered nurse has any additional follow-up questions or instructions.
- You may access One Medical Passport’s site by clicking on the “One Medical Passport” button on the homepage of our website or go to www.onemedicalpassport.com.
- If you ARE having conscious sedation, do not eat anything 6 hours prior to your arrival time, or drink anything (including water) 3 hours prior to your arrival time.
- If you ARE having conscious sedation, a responsible adult must accompany you to the surgery center and be available to both drive you home and stay with you the rest of the day. You may not take a taxi, bus or any form of public transportation home by yourself – you may do so only if you have a responsible adult with you.
- If you are having a low back injection, wear loose fitting elastic waist pants. Do not wear jeans or any pants with metal around your waist area. Remove belly piercings.
- If you are having a neck injection, do not wear any metal earrings or necklaces.
- If you have a latex allergy or if you think you may be pregnant, please call the surgery center as soon as possible at 970-668-1458.
- Do not take Metformin (Glucophage) the day before, the day of, or the day after your procedure. Notify Peak One Surgery Center if you are on insulin.
- Do not take aspirin, vitamin E, Fish Oil or Omega Fatty Acids for 7 days prior to your procedure. If you have taken any of these, please inform your physician as soon as possible.
- Do not take NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like Ibuprofen or Aleve for 3 days prior to your procedure. If you have taken any of these, please inform your physician as soon as possible.
- If you take blood thinning medications for your heart, like Aspirin, Coumadin or Plavix, contact your physician and cardiologist for guidance regarding how long you should stop your medication prior to your procedure.
- Continue taking all your prescription medications, even the morning of your procedure, unless otherwise directed. If you are still not sure what to do about any medications, refer to your packet or call the physician’s office.
- Bring a photo ID (minors do not need ID, but primary insured party does need to bring theirs), your insurance card (if appropriate), and your form of payment (if required).
- If you have any questions regarding your procedure, please contact your physician’s office or the Peak One Surgery Center at 970-668-1458.
Download Pre-Surgery Body Cleansing Instructions (PDF)