I was just wondering if anyone knows why the nurse assessing me for the lap was so keen to get me in as early as possible in the day and then back out again? I'm disabled but only use one stick. She wanted to get me into a morning slot but couldn't and so said she would make sure I was the first one in the afternoon - she was very definite about it. Now, I'm very pleased to be first up and hopefully get out of the hospital at a reasonable time but I stupidly didn't ask why she was so keen for me to be first. I didn't ask for it and can't help but wonder why I should come before anyone else? All my other problems, whilst painful enough, aren't life threatening. Maybe I'd just be a hazard? She did seem keen to prevent my staying the night (very happy not to of course). Secondly, I have a small jaw and can't open my mouth very wide and so I have to go to a different hospital as this one doesn't have the equipment for the right airway management. I had a bad reaction to the oxygen/nasal cannula during an endoscopy (painful sinuses and regular sneezing for 5 days or so) so I had previously mentioned this to my gynae at an appointment a couple of weeks ago who said I'd have a face mask. So why the issue with the airway? Does anyone know? I was feeling rather detached and unwell on the day of the pre-op assessment. I often get like this during medical interviews as I suffer with anxiety and depression. This time I didn't question anything, which I always used to do, but it all seemed to happen so quickly. Any information would be welcome. Thank you.
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