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Periop Coach 4.09 | Length of stay after Major Surgery

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Release Date: 09/02/2019

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In short; Post-Op recovery in less than 3 days with over 90% mobilised on day 1.

This in depth discussion relates to the consensus paper from the Perioperative Quality Initiative, see link below. It focuses on: outcomes, length of stay and DREAMS (Drinking, Eating and Mobilising) within hours after major surgery- all key measures of compliance and success in an Enhanced Recovery Program.

Monty Mythen and Joff Lacey with Mike Grocott presenting with contributions from Dr Julie Thacker, Colorectal Surgeon from Duke University and President of the American Society of Enhanced Recovery and Dr Tim Miller, Anesthesiologist from Duke University.

POQI website is here: http://www.poqi.org

For further CME read the paper in Perioperative Medicine:

https://perioperativemedicinejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13741-017-0062-7

Attend our next meeting: http://www.ebpom.org/EBPOM-USA

This piece is taken from a longer discussion here: http://www.topmedtalk.com/aser-ebpom-2017-pod-two-live-from-washington-dc/