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Monday, June 28, 2010

Enhanced Recovery Programmes (ERPs

What is it enhanced recovery?Enhanced Recovery Programmes (ERPs) - often referred to as Rapid or Accelerated Recovery - are evidence-based approaches to care. They are designed to prepare patients for, and reduce the total impact of, surgery, helping them to recover more quickly. It is a multi-modal approach similar to that of care bundles. Below is an example of some elements in practice.