Over 20 years ago, as the Medical Director of the largest freestanding outpatient surgery center (OPSC) in Southern CA, I analyzed the Center’s stats on costly case cancellations and postponements.
The majority related to our patients’ inability to maintain the pre-op fasting protocol of “NPO (nulle per os) or nothing by mouth after midnight”…no matter what their scheduled surgery time.More Info
ERAS stands for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery. ERAS is a multimodal perioperative care pathway designed to achieve early recovery for patients undergoing major surgery.
ClearFast, is an ERAS carbohydrate drink, providing a comprehensive solution addressing key elements of Preoperative care in the ERAS protocol, fluid and carbohydrate loading and no prolonged fasting.More Info
Clearfast® and PostOpt® were designed and patented by respected anesthesiologist, M. Lou Marsh, M.D. of BevMD, to provide a simple and elegant solution to the prolonged fasting dilemma, thereby promoting both patient compliance and well-being while supporting the elective surgery guidelines.
Clearfast® was formulated to deliver a high caloric and nutritional content, in a specific volume, that would be readily absorbed by the small intestine, quickly delivering energy and fluid to stave off hunger, dehydration and hypoglycemia, while reducing the residual gastric volume of acidic fluid.More Info