Before Your Operation
Quit Smoking Before
Your Operation is part of the Informed Surgical Prep series of patient education
materials. This preoperative smoking cessation handout informs and prepares
patients for surgery. Content includes a general overview of quitting, how to
prepare for one’s quit day, tips for dealing with withdrawal, and a list of top
non-profit and government resources. The handout includes a space to
individualize a smoking cessation plan as well as space to record a list of
identified smoking triggers.
All American College
of Surgeons and Joint Commission guidelines are addressed in the content.
Available in packets of 25.
Developed by the American
College of Surgeons Division of Education, 2012.
members: $15 for each package of 25
Nonmembers: $25 for each
package of 25
Call for bulk pricing.
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