Enhanced recovery pathways in orthopedic surgery

  title={Enhanced recovery pathways in orthopedic surgery},
  author={Alan David Kaye and Richard D. Urman and Elyse M. Cornett and Brendon M. Hart and Azem Chami and Julie A. Gayle and Charles James Fox},
  booktitle={Journal of anaesthesiology, clinical pharmacology},
  • Alan David Kaye, Richard D. Urman, +4 authors Charles James Fox
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  • The enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) concept, sometimes referred to as "fast track", "accelerated," or "Rapid Recovery" surgery, was first introduced in 1997. The concept of ERAS targets factors that delay postoperative recovery such as surgical stress and organ dysfunction. ERAS protocols or programs are a care package of evidence-based interventions used in a multimodal and coordinated clinical care pathway. They represent a multidisciplinary approach directed to reducing postoperative… CONTINUE READING

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