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Figure 1-8. Typical NPO sign.
1-7.
THE MORNING OF SURGERY
a.
Awaken the patient early enough so that he may:
(1)
Perform morning care.
(2)
Complete last-minute personal measures.
(3)
Remove nightclothes.
(4)
Visit with family.
b.
Take and record vital signs.
c.
Recheck accuracy of DD Form 1924.
d.
Administer preoperative medication if ordered. This medicine:
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