Enhanced recovery pathways optimize health outcomes and resource utilization: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in colorectal surgery.

@article{Adamina2011EnhancedRP,
  title={Enhanced recovery pathways optimize health outcomes and resource utilization: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in colorectal surgery.},
  author={Michel Adamina and Henrik Kehlet and George Tomlinson and Anthony J. Senagore and Conor P. Delaney},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={149 6},
  pages={
          830-40
        }
}
BACKGROUND Health care systems provide care to increasingly complex and elderly patients. Colorectal surgery is a prime example, with high volumes of major procedures, significant morbidity, prolonged hospital stays, and unplanned readmissions. This situation is exacerbated by an exponential rise in costs that threatens the stability of health care systems. Enhanced recovery pathways (ERP) have been proposed as a means to reduce morbidity and improve effectiveness of care. We have reviewed the… CONTINUE READING

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