Clinical Practice Guidelines for Enhanced Recovery After Colon and Rectal Surgery From the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

This is a clinical practice guideline on enhanced recovery after colon and rectal cancer surgery. Recommendations address the appropriate preoperative, perioperative and postoperative interventions that contribute to improved patient recovery. Outcomes of interest include freedom from nausea, freedom from pain at rest, early return of bowel function, improved wound healing, and early hospital discharge.