Advanced Surgical Pathways
The Goldfinch Experience
Advanced Surgical Pathways, also known as Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols, take a patient-centered approach to surgery.
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The results: shorter hospital stays, fewer complications, less need for opioid pain killers, higher satisfaction and faster return to normal life.
Asking the right questions is the first step
Is this considered a minimally invasive surgery?
Are there any surgical robots, devices or other new technologies available for this surgery?
How many times have you performed this surgery? How often do you perform it?
What will the preparation be like for me leading up to surgery?
What kind of discomfort should I expect during and after surgery?
What can we do before, during and after surgery to manage the discomfort?
I’ve heard about the benefits of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols. Have you adopted an ERAS protocol for this procedure?
What do you do to minimize the need for opioid pain medications?
How soon will I be walking and eating after the procedure?
How long should I expect to be away from my normal activities and out of work?
Is there anything else we can do to make my recovery easier?
What kind of help will I need at home and for how long?
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