These guidelines do not establish a standard of care to be followed in every case. It is recognized that each case is different and those individuals involved in providing health care are expected to use their judgment in determining what is in the best interests of the patient based on the circumstances existing at the time. It is impossible to anticipate all possible situations that may exist and to prepare guidelines for each. Accordingly, these guidelines should guide care with the understanding that departures from them may be required at times.
Objective of the Care Process Model
The objectives of the gastric sleeve ERAS program are to promote overall healing from surgery, decrease opioid pain medicine use and side effects by using regional anesthesia, advance diet faster and speed up return of bowel function, and decrease length of hospitalization.
Anesthesiologists; Bariatric surgeons; Pre-Anesthesia testing nurse; Post Anesthesia Care nurses; Inpatient floor nurses
Clinical Questions Care Process Model
Children's Mercy Kansas City, "Gastric Sleeve Enhanced Recovery After Surgery" (2022). Care Process Models. 54.