Enhanced recovery after obstetric surgery

Dr Sarah Ciechanowicz, ST7 anaesthetist, and Dr Nisa Patel, consultant anaesthetist, University College London Hospital

01 Oct 2019

Enhanced recovery is a multimodal package of care intended to expedite recovery following surgery. Many units now having enhanced recovery for obstetric surgery as a standard of practice for elective caesarean deliveries. Early discharge (after 24?hours) for uncomplicated caesarean delivery is in keeping with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidance.