Enhanced Recovery After Surgery – A Review

“Enhanced Recovery After Surgery is an evidence-based care improvement process for surgical patients. Implementation of ERAS programs results in major improvements in clinical outcomes and cost, making ERAS an important example of value-based care applied to surgery.”  Our next surgical grand rounds will discuss the ERAS protocol and its implementation at RNSH. Ljungqvist et al. (1) have published a comprehensive review on this topic.

(1) Ljungqvist, Olle, Michael Scott, and Kenneth C. Fearon. 2017. “Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Review.” JAMA Surgery 152 (3): 292–98. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2016.4952.

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