Avoid using a razor to shave the area where you will be having surgery, and don’t be afraid to stop someone from using a razor to shave your surgical site. This can cause skin irritation and make it easier to get an infection. Follow your physician’s guidelines about getting ready for surgery.
Optimal blood pressure is less than 120/80 mm Hg (systolic pressure is 120 AND diastolic pressure is less than 80). Prehypertension is systolic pressure from 120-139 systolic OR diastolic pressure from 80-89. High blood pressure is systolic pressure of 140 or higher OR diastolic pressure of 90 or higher.