Monday, April 30
7:00 am - 9:00 am
111 Fast Tracking Patients in Neurosurgery: Protocols and Pathways for Enhanced Recovery
Moderator(s): Neil R. Malhotra, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Zarina S. Ali, MD, FAANS ; Karthik Madhavan, MD; Jean-Pierre Mobasser, MD, FAANS
This Breakfast Seminar will focus on the growing need to accelerate patients through the recovery process after surgery in response to patient-driven systems of healthcare, economic pressures and the need to standardize treatment protocols. The didactic lectures will cover methods for reducing homeostatic disruption, postoperative pain management protocols and the incorporation of multi-modal team based approaches.
- Name the current methods for improving postoperative pain relief after neurosurgery.
- Discuss and debate the incorporation of team-based approaches to care delivery.
- Incorporate nutritional, psychologica, and physical components in the care of the post-operative patient.