Important Forms & Resources

Getting Ready for Surgery Folder




  • Smoking and Tobacco Cessation Brochure  
    One activity that you, as a patient, can do to improve your chances of doing well with surgery is to quit smoking.  Chemicals within cigarette and cigar products constrict (squeeze smaller) blood vessels in the heart and may even lead to a heart attack.  Stopping smoking before your surgery will improve your health – even if you have smoked for many years.
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
    As a patient you might have questions about other anesthesia-related parts of your upcoming surgery.  Information at this link may answer many of those questions.



Quick Reference

Preoperative Assessment Clinic (PAC)

Main Campus PAC
PAC Appointment Scheduling
Surgery Scheduling
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Regional Anesthesia

Regional anesthesia is part of our routine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Hundreds of our patients benefit from regional anesthesia every month.

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