Acta Clin Croat 2020 Jun;59(2):227-232
1Division of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit, Department of Emergency, AUSL Romagna-Cesena, Cesena FC, Italy; 2General and Emergency Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera, IRCCS Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy; 3Division of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit, Department of Cardiology, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera, IRCCS Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy; 4Operations Manager Istituto Clinico Humanitas Mater Domini,Varese, Italy; 5Intensive Care Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera, IRCCS, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy; 6Business Administration/University of Bologna, Department of Management, Bologna, Italy; 7Department of Surgery, Anesthesia and Intensive Care Section, G.B. Morgagni Hospital, AUSL Romagna-Forlì, Forlì FC, Italy.
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs are perioperative evidence-based interventions that have the purpose of making the perioperative pathway more efficient in safeguarding patient safety and quality of care. Recently, several ERAS components have been introduced in the setting of bariatric surgery (Enhanced Recovery After Bariatric Surgery, ERABS). The aim of the present study was to evaluate clinical efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the implementation of an ERABS program. Read More