Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Elective Colorectal Surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations: 2018

This is a clinical practice guideline on the perioperative care of patients undergoing colorectal surgery. including those with colorectal cancer. The guideline provides preadmission, preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative recommendations. The primary outcomes of interest are reductions in perioperative morbidity and mortality, as well as improvements in recovery and decreased duration of hospital stays after surgery.