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Endoscopy nurses will call and explain plan in detail
1 day full liquid
Milk, yogurt, cream soups, pudding
1 day clear liquid
Clear juices, Gatorade (NOT RED), Jello (NOT RED), popsicles, clear soup broth
Laxative both evenings of prep
Enema morning of test
Prepare child for what to expect
Pack school lunches
Inform teachers and school nurse
Laxative may be in pill or liquid form
Diligence to diet is essential for an optimal cleaning
Explain reason for enemas
What to bring to the Hospital
When to call your doctor/nurse
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