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How long do children need to fast prior to a adenotonsillectomy (sleep apnoea procedure)?

Food
Until 6 hours before surgery, E.g. 8 a.m. breakfast for 2 p.m. operating list

Clear Fluid, E.g. Cordial (Not Milk)
Up until 3 hours before operating list/surgery, E.g. until 11 a.m. for a 2 p.m. operating list/surgery

Nothing For The Last 3 Hours