What is Enhanced Recovery After Surgery?
Enhanced Recovery Canada is a project of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute leading the drive to improve surgical safety across the country and is based on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery – ERAS surgical best practices.
These evidence-based principles support better outcomes for surgical patients including: an improved patient experience, reduced length of stay, decreased complication rates and fewer hospital readmissions.
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Enhanced Recovery Canada endorses six core ERAS principles to shift the surgical care paradigm:
- Patient and family engagement
- Nutrition management
- Perioperative fluid and hydration management
- Multi-modal opioid sparing analgesia
- Perioperative best practices
Resources for Colorectal Surgeries :
Enhanced Recovery Canada™ gratefully acknowledges the support from the following industry partners in the development of ERC tools and resources and contributing to the dissemination and implementation of these surgical best practices. The ERC Pathways and other resources have been developed based exclusively on unbiased clinical evidence.
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