• Program reduces opioid exposure, improves outcomes after cesarean delivery

    3 monthes ago - By Healio

    Enhanced recovery after surgery, or ERAS, programs may successfully reduce opioid exposure and improve outcomes in women who undergo elective cesarean delivery, according to study results in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
    “There are several clinical components to the ERAS program we implemented,” Monique Hedderson, PhD, of the division of research at Kaiser Permanente, told Healio Primary Care. “In addition to the changes in the pain management strategies, the program also aims to decrease the time to first mobilization and the time to first nutrition after surgery. Similar
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