Episode 36: Enhanced Recovery Program: The Making of a Super Team
Posted March 31, 2021
Wendy Vogel, MSN, FNP, AOCNP®
TaCharra Y. D. Woodard, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP®
Carla M. Patel, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC
TaCharra Y. D. Woodard, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP®, and Carla M. Patel, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, describe the successful implementation of an enhanced recovery approach in thoracic surgery at their center. Woodard and Patel also provide clinical pearls for improving postoperative outcomes, such as strategies for eliminating lines and tubes, controlling pain, and managing nausea and vomiting.
Read TaCharra and Carla's article, Roadmap to the Enhanced Thoracic Surgical Journey, from the Jan/Feb 2021 issue of JADPRO.