Monthly archives for April 2023

Study weighs merits of post-op app for safer healing at home

Further to our recent news article on the benefits of using a smart-app to help recovery. This is an article published on the Alberta Health Services website outlining an inspiring patient story about their recovery after major oncology surgery. Click here for more details.      

Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS®) society guidelines for gynecologic oncology: Addressing implementation challenges – 2023 update

Despite evidence supporting its use, many Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) recommendations remain poorly adhered to and barriers to ERAS implementation persist. In this second updated ERAS® Society guideline, a consensus for optimal perioperative care in gynecologic oncology surgery is presented, with a specific emphasis on implementation challenges. Congratulations to our Gynecology Website Leads Prof […]

Effect of Smartphone App Postoperative Home Monitoring After Oncologic Surgery on Quality of Recovery: A Randomized Clinical Trial

There has been an increase in health care-focused smartphone apps, including those for encouraging healthy behaviours and managing chronic conditions, but app-assisted postsurgical care has yet to be fully explored. The authors attempted to compare the quality of recovery and patient satisfaction between conventional in-person follow-up and smartphone app-assisted follow-up for patients following ERAS protocols. […]