Faculty: Sara Petruska, MD, University of Louisville
Moderators: Rebecca Dunsmoor-Su, MD
ObG GrandRounds Live is a monthly, virtual Grand Rounds experience jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the ObG Project
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality accredited continuing education activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the educational content of this CE activity:
Faculty: Sara Petruska, MD has nothing to disclose.
Rebecca Dunsmoor-Su, MD receives a salary from Gennev, and consulting fees from ObG Connect. Dr. Dunsmoor-Su has a financial ownership Interest in Gennev and ObBest Practice LLC
The PIM planners and others have nothing to disclose.
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Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
The Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Committee has produced evidenced-based guidance on perioperative care for cesarean delivery. The guidance covers practices from the time of decision making to hospital discharge. These recommendations are based on a thorough review of the literature and includes a ‘maternal focused pathway’ for both scheduled and unscheduled surgeries. Key elements of ERAS protocols include preoperative patient optimization and perioperative procedures. (Part 3 considers postpartum best practices and that summary can be found in ‘Related ObG Topics’ below)
Preadmission information, education and counseling
Preoperative bowel preparation
Preoperative carbohydrate supplementation
Preoperative antimicrobial prophylaxis and skin preparation
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