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Is there something they will give me for anxiety when i'm doing the anterior lumbar interbody fusion?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: In Pre-op

After you have spoken to everyone in pre-op, you can request done medication for anxiety if you need it.

In brief: In Pre-op

After you have spoken to everyone in pre-op, you can request done medication for anxiety if you need it.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Talk to your doctor

Some apprehension or anxiety before a major operation is a normal human reaction.
Let your doctor or the assistant know about your concerns. Talking them through may be enough. They can decide if you need something more. The anesthesiologist can give medication on the day of surgery, but only after you have signed all the permission forms (that is for your protection, so that you are alert then).

In brief: Talk to your doctor

Some apprehension or anxiety before a major operation is a normal human reaction.
Let your doctor or the assistant know about your concerns. Talking them through may be enough. They can decide if you need something more. The anesthesiologist can give medication on the day of surgery, but only after you have signed all the permission forms (that is for your protection, so that you are alert then).
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pre anesthesia

Ask anesthesia in pre op holding theywill give you something.

In brief: Pre anesthesia

Ask anesthesia in pre op holding theywill give you something.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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