Preoperative Fasting Guidelines




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Minimum fasting time Material ingested
2 h Clear liquids (e.g., water, fruit juice without pulp, soda, tea without milk, black coffee)
4 h Breast milk
6 h

  • Infant formula
  • Nonhuman milk
  • Light meal (e.g., tea and toast)
>6 h

  • Intake of fried/fatty foods may delay gastric emptying.
  • The individual practitioner should consider this and make a determination of the appropriate fasting period

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Jun 27, 2019 | Posted by in ANESTHESIA | Comments Off on Preoperative Fasting Guidelines
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