A qualitative study to understand the barriers and enablers in implementing an enhanced recovery after surgery program.

@article{Pearsall2015AQS,
  title={A qualitative study to understand the barriers and enablers in implementing an enhanced recovery after surgery program.},
  author={Emily A. Pearsall and Zahida Meghji and Kristen B. Pitzul and Mary-Anne W Aarts and Marg McKenzie and Robin S. McLeod and Allan Okrainec},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={261 1},
  pages={
          92-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Explore the barriers and enablers to adoption of an Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) program by the multidisciplinary perioperative team responsible for the care of elective colorectal surgical patients. BACKGROUND ERAS programs include perioperative interventions that when used together have led to decreased length of stay while increasing patient recovery and satisfaction. Despite the known benefits of ERAS programs, uptake remains slow. METHODS Semistructured interviews… CONTINUE READING

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