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Implementing Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in Obstetrics: A Lesson from the Nationwide Lockdown

Sangay Tshering, Namkha Dorji, Karma Lhaden

Keywords : Cesarean section, ERAS, Obstetrics

Citation Information : Tshering S, Dorji N, Lhaden K. Implementing Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in Obstetrics: A Lesson from the Nationwide Lockdown. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2021; 13 (1):58-60.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1860

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-02-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) has proven benefits to the patients and the health system at large. Implementing ERAS in obstetrics has the potential to decongest the maternity ward by reducing postoperative hospital stay with safe maternal and neonatal outcomes. Extrapolating outcomes from studies in a similar setting and from our experience, we hereby discuss the possibility of implementing modified ERAS in obstetrics adapted to our resource-limited setting. Contextual-based consensus on modifications and implementation has to come from all stakeholders for a successful program.


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