Journal article

The Impact of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery on Total Joint Arthroplasty: Protocol for a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (Preprint)

Siddharth Rele, Cade Shadbolt, Chris Schilling, Nicholas F Taylor, Michelle M Dowsey, Peter FM Choong

JMIR Publications Inc.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The number of total joint arthroplasties (TJAs) being performed is increasing worldwide. To match this increasing demand, there has been focus on hastening patients’ recovery of function. This effort has culminated in the formulation of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) strategies. However, with evolving ERAS programs and new recommendations, a review of current evidence is required to provide clinicians with up-to-date information about its effect on outcomes for TJA. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to assess the utility of ERAS programs on patient, ..

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