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Enhanced Recovery in Gynecologic Surgery
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of enhanced recovery (a multimodal perioperative care enhancement protocol) in patients undergoing gynecologic surgery. METHODS: Consecutive patients managedExpand
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Enhanced recovery after surgery in microvascular breast reconstruction.
BACKGROUND Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathways have been shown in multiple surgical specialties to decrease hospital length of stay (LOS) after surgery, but they have not been describedExpand
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Nurses as Champions for Patient Safety and Interdisciplinary Problem Solving.
Nurses on an inpatient surgical unit were apprehensive in activating the Rapid Response Team (RRT). Nurse-led interdisciplinary solutions addressed perceived barriers and led to open communicationExpand
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Using Bundled Interventions to Reduce Surgical Site Infection After Major Gynecologic Cancer Surgery
OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether implementing a bundle, defined as a set of evidence-based practices performed collectively, can reduce 30-day surgical site infections. METHODS: Baseline surgicalExpand
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Improving Nurse-Physician Teamwork: A Multidisciplinary Collaboration.
Nurses surveyed on an inpatient gynecology surgical unit suggested communication and teamwork between nurses and physicians could be improved. To enhance teamwork, a multidisciplinary collaborationExpand
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Pressure Ulcer Prevention: Where Practice and Education Meet
This article describes the processes used to implement a pressure ulcer management program in a Midwest academic medical center, which led to a decrease in reportable pressure ulcers. A learningExpand
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Abstract 113: Comparison of Outcomes for Patients Undergoing Free Flap Autologous Breast Reconstruction Utilizing a Multimodal Enhanced Recovery Pathway versus Traditional Care
Methods: An enhanced recovery after surgery pathway (ERAS) was developed through multidisciplinary collaboration between a plastic surgeon, anesthesiologists, pharmacists, and nursing staff. The ERASExpand
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Use of High-Fidelity Simulation to Enhance Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Reduce Patient Falls
Supplemental digital content is available in the text. Objectives This pilot study aimed to determine the effect of nurse/physician interdisciplinary team training on patient falls. Specifically, weExpand
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The Power of Education: Preoperative Class Reduces Anxiety and Improves Confidence
Literature SummaryAnticipation of hospital discharge can induce anxiety. However, educational interventions increase patient knowledge and competence on how to cope with pain, incisions, drain care,Expand
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