Manual of Fast Track Recovery for Colorectal Surgery

  • Nader Francis
  • Robin H. Kennedy
  • Olle Ljungqvist
  • Monty G. Mythen

Part of the Enhanced Recovery book series (ER)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. John T. Jenkins, Jennie L. Burch
    Pages 15-35
  3. Monty G. Mythen, Michael Scott
    Pages 49-72
  4. Krishna K. Varadhan, Dileep N. Lobo
    Pages 73-93
  5. William J. Fawcett
    Pages 95-109
  6. Matthew G. Tutton, N. Julian H. Sturt, Alan F. Horgan
    Pages 111-129
  7. Fiona Carter, Robin H. Kennedy
    Pages 131-142
  8. Jane P. Bradley Hendricks, Fiona Carter
    Pages 143-158
  9. Nader Francis, Andrew Allison, Jonathan Ockrim
    Pages 159-170
  10. Jonas O. M. Nygren, Olle Ljungqvist
    Pages 171-175
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 177-181

About this book


Manual of Fast Track Recovery for Colorectal Surgery provides a broad overview on enhanced recovery, with expert opinions from leaders in the field regarding elements of enhanced recovery care that are generic and specific to colorectal surgery.
This book covers the patient journey through such a programme, commencing with optimisation of the patient’s condition, patient education and conditioning of their expectations. Manual of Fast Track Recovery for Colorectal Surgery investigates the metabolic response to surgery, anaesthetic contributions and optimal fluid management, after surgery. It also details examples of enhanced recovery pathways and  practical tips on post-operative pain control, feeding, mobilisation and criteria for discharge.
Manual of Fast Track Recovery for Colorectal Surgery is a valuable reference tool for colorectal surgeons, anaesthetists, ward nurses and other members of the team involved in perioperative care: pain control specialists, physiotherapists, dietitians, specialist therapists (such as colorectal and stoma nurses), and outpatient nurses.


Colorectal Enhanced Recovery

Editors and affiliations

  • Nader Francis
    • 1
  • Robin H. Kennedy
    • 2
  • Olle Ljungqvist
    • 3
  • Monty G. Mythen
    • 4
  1. 1.Yeovil District Hospital NHS FoundationYeovilUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.St Mark's HospitalHarrowUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryÖrebro University HospitalÖrebroSweden
  4. 4.University College of LondonWC1E 6United Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-0-85729-952-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-85729-953-6
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