Preoperative Questionnaire Questions for the Pre-Surgical Candidate

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Preoperative Patient Questionnaire






What is the date of your last menstrual period?


Do you have you any allergies? YES / NO
Do you take any medication?  
Have you had anesthesia in the last 2 months?  
Has anyone in your family had a problem with anesthesia?  
Have you ever had any anesthetic problems?  
Do you have any teeth or swallowing problems?  
Do you have any problems with pain, stiffness or arthritis in your neck or jaw?  
Have you ever had a heart attack?  
Have you ever been diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat?  
Do you suffer from angina or chest pain?  
Have you ever been diagnosed with heart failure?  
Do you get chest pain or breathlessness when you climb up two flights of stairs?  
Do you suffer from bronchitis or breathing problems?  
Do you suffer from asthma?  
Have you ever had a problem with bleeding or clotting?  
Have you ever had a stroke?  
Do you have diabetes that requires insulin?  
Do you have diabetes that requires tablets only?  
Do you have kidney, liver, thyroid disease, epilepsy or seizures?  

Compiled by Jeffrey P. Johnson, DC, FNP-BC 2009; copyright Chronic Pain USA

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