Enhanced recovery after surgery and implications for nurse education
Mark Foss Lecturer and course director, MSc advanced clinical practice, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham
This article examines three key aspects of the enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) initiative: improving pre-operative care, reducing the physical stress of surgery and increasing comfort after surgery. It also discusses changes in the role of the nurse and some of the implications for nurse education.
Nursing Standard. 25, 45,35-39. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.07.25.45.35.c8625Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review