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Perioper Med (Lond). 2016 Oct 13;5:26. eCollection 2016.

Evidence-Based Perioperative Medicine comes of age: the Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI): The 1st Consensus Conference of the Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI).

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1
Division of General, Vascular and Transplant Anesthesia, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710 USA.
2
Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN USA.
3
UCL/UCLH National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Centre, London, UK.
4
Department of Anesthesiology, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY USA.

Abstract

The 1st POQI Consensus Conference occurred in Durham, NC, on March 4-5, 2016, and was supported by the American Society of Enhanced Recovery (ASER) and Evidence-Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM). The conference focused on enhanced recovery for colorectal surgery and discussed four topics-perioperative analgesia, perioperative fluid management, preventing nosocomial infection, and measurement and quality in enhanced recovery pathways.

KEYWORDS:

Analgesia; Colorectal surgery; Enhanced recovery; Enhanced recovery pathway; Fluid management; Infection; Measurement; Quality

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