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Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) is a set of guidelines. Hospitals and surgery centres use it help you prepare for surgery, control pain, shorten your stay, and recover sooner. Before surgery, you'll eat healthy food and drink enough fluids. Afterward, you'll eat and get out of bed as soon as possible.
Your doctor will give you instructions for you to follow before your surgery. They may include:
Current as of: September 1, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Heather Quinn MD - Family Medicine & Lesley Ryan MD - Family Medicine & Donald Sproule MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine
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