JOURNAL OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSING, vol.29, no.3, pp.175-184, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF PERIANESTHESIA NURSING
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
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Introduction: For over a century, the discontinuation of oral food intake preoperatively after midnight has been routinely applied. Although routine fasting during the night before elective surgery has been abandoned by many modern centers, preoperative fasting after midnight continues as a routine practice.