Pediatric Surgery

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Program: Update Course 2016

Dr. Kurt Heiss discusses enhanced recovery after surgery programs (ERAS). This presentation includes discussion of enhanced healing mechanisms through means of nutrition, electrolyte consumption, decreasing the length of stay, no narcotics, feeding and drinking on post-operative day zero, early ambulation, and avoiding fluid boluses. Following the presentation was a comprehensive debate among audience and panel members regarding this protocol.