Patient Resources

During Your Procedure

What will I see and experience when I go into the Operating Room?

Even though most patients receive medication to help them relax in the pre-operative area, entering the operating room can be an anxious experience for some patients. Rest assured that you will be treated respectfully and watched carefully by the AAPA anesthesiologists and CRNAs during your entire procedure. Below are some additional notes to answer your questions about the operating room environment: