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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and Future Directions.

A new interesting article has been published in Surg Clin North Am. 2018 Dec;98(6):1287-1292. doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2018.07.014. Epub 2018 Aug 24. Review and titled:

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and Future Directions.

Authors of this article are:

Merchea A, Larson DW.

A summary of the article is shown below:

Although the utilization of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathways has become more prevalent, issues of compliance and implementation remain. Limiting the complexity of new ERAS protocols by maintaining the core elements of ERAS, along with the development of complementary protocols (prehabilitation, the perioperative surgical home, and telemedicine) may improve overall uptake and subsequent patient outcomes. The future directions of ERAS should be centered on improving the dissemination of the practice and ongoing expansion of patient care outside the immediate hospital period.

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

Clinical Protocols;Humans;Perioperative Care;Postoperative Complications

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