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    Properly preparing for surgery can help improve your outcome after an operation. Planning ahead can help you ease anxiety, address unanswered questions, and better understand how to make sure your home is ready for when you come home. Preparing for surgery may also help reduce complications and speed healing. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about preparing for surgery, including questions to ask your doctor, how to lineup caregivers and meals, presurgery dos and don'ts, and much more.

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