Pre-operative care for
Instructions to be delivered to the client/ patients:
1. For morning appointments: NBM, no smoking,
after 12:00 am (midnight) the day of the procedure.
2. For afternoon appointments: NBM, no
smoking, after 8am the day of the procedure.
You may have clear fluids (water, black coffee/tea,
cranberry juice) until 10am, after then, nothing
3. No recreational drugs or alcoholic beverages
for 48 hours prior to surgery.
4. Please dress comfortably; no make-up, jewelry,
contact lenses, or high heel shoes. Bring a first
morning urine sample, a bathrobe or blanket,
and a pair of slippers or socks.
5. Please do not bring children with you to the
office. Make sure that you have a reliable
escort to drive you home as it is illegal to drive
6. Do not use aspirin, aspirin products, narcotics
or street drugs for 48 hours prior to your
7. If you are using insurance, please bring your
insurance card and a valid state picture ID such
as a motor vehicle ID or driver’s license.
1. Check pt’s name, type of surgery, Hx
2. Monitor V/S, blood test, bleeding and vaginal
secretion ( character, colour & volume)
3. Strict aseptic technique
4. Strengthen the perineum care & maintain the
5. Psychological care: sympathizing,
understanding & caring
6. To check/ trace ultrasound result
7. No SI 3 days before op. R: prevent infection
8. Empty the bladder.
9. Comfort the pt.
Monitor vital signs to identify any internal
bleeding or infection. Blood pressure and
Assess the client’s conscious level, the
presence of malaise, cold clammy skin, pale
or dizziness to rule out possibility of
Assess for severity of pain using pain scale.
Administer analgesics as prescribed and
assess the effectiveness of the medication.
Check for any excessive vaginal bleeding or
soakness of the sanitary pad and its
characteristic. (vaginal bleeding normally
stop within 3-5 days.
Assess the IV line and drip to make sure no
kinking, no obstruction and in accurate rate
Encourage fluid intake to prevent dehydration
due to blood loss during surgery.
Monitor and strict on intake and output.
Strictly aseptic technique to prevent cross
infection and provide perineum care. Educate
the client to maintain effective hand washing
technique and perineal care.
Note any pus or foul smelling from the vaginal
discharge to rule out possible infection.
Maintain healthy diet to provide the body
with enough nutrition for fast recovery of
the operated site and regaining of energy
Provide emotional support encourage family
support due to pregnancy loss.
Allow grieving and expression of her
concerns over the loss pregnancy.
Refer the client to social support groups.