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- Apr 3 by LiLevUntil they pass gas; they can't eat until their GI system is working again.
- Apr 3 by psu_213I've seen written in orders when pt is awake, can sit up and gag reflex has returned. As previously mentioned by others, it is variable based on many factors.
- Apr 3 by loriangel14My 86 year old mother had her gall bladder out, went home after 90 minutes in recovery and had a large bowl of porridge, toast and tea.
- Apr 4 by mlaurenOk thanks guys!