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ERAS guidelines for antenatal and preoperative care in caesarean delivery

The Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Society recently published Part 1 of the Society’s 3-part caesarean delivery guidelines, focussed on pre-operative care for women undergoing scheduled and unscheduled caesarean delivery, in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Caesarean delivery is the most common surgical procedure in the modern world.

ERAS guidelines for antenatal and preoperative care in caesarean delivery 1

Intraperitoneal bupivacaine to reduce postoperative opioid-use following laparoscopic appendectomy

Instilling post-operative intraperitoneal bupivacaine at the base of the caecum reduces postoperative pain scores and in-hospital opioid-use in patients undergoing laparoscopic appendectomy, as reported in the American Journal of Surgery by investigators of the Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming, MI, United States (NCT03004222).

Intraperitoneal bupivacaine to reduce postoperative opioid-use following laparoscopic appendectomy