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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Urology.

A new interesting article has been published in Surg Clin North Am. 2018 Dec;98(6):1265-1274. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2018.07.012. Review and titled:

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Urology.

Authors of this article are:

Saidian A, Nix JW.

A summary of the article is shown below:

Enhanced recovery after surgery programs were developed as a type of standardized evidence-based perioperative care protocols. The necessity and benefit of clinical care pathways is not a new phenomenon in urology and have been a big part of the evolution of care for urology patients, especially in terms of urologic oncology. This article discusses the key components of evidence-based perioperative care in key urologic procedures. These protocols have been shown to decrease length of stay, decrease complications, and reduce cost.

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This article is a good source of information and a good way to become familiar with topics such as:

Critical Pathways;Humans;Length of Stay;Postoperative Complications


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