If you’re having surgery, you probably have some questions. This Patient Guide will help you get ready for your surgery and explains the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Care Pathway. You will find out what to expect before you go to the hospital, the day of your surgery, and when you go home after surgery. Following the ERAS Care Pathway helps you prepare for surgery, feel better sooner, and recover faster.
The ERAS Care Pathway steps, along with your healthcare team, will help you:
Knowing what to expect will help you prepare for your surgery journey. It’s important to know:
For more information, watch
Your Surgery Journey Video Series.
Current as of: May 31, 2019
Author: Surgery Strategic Clinical Network, Alberta Health Services
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