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

Perioper Med (Lond). 2016 Oct 13:5:26. doi: 10.1186/s13741-016-0055-y. eCollection 2016.


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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