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Table 3 Postoperative length of stay and complications experienced by in the pre-and-post ERAS groups

From: The successful implementation of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program among caesarean deliveries in Bhutan to reduce the postoperative length of hospital stay

  Pre-ERAS (n = 87) Post ERAS (n = 84) Significance (p value)
Postoperative length of stay (hours)
 Overall 72.7 ± 13.4 51.7 ± 15.4 0.00
 Range 48–175 24–116  
  •Emergency CD 74.3 ± 19.3 51.3 ± 17.2 0.00
  •Elective CD 71.4 ± 5.0 52.1 ± 14.0 0.00
Discharges
 Day 2 2 (2.3%) 68 (81.0%) 0.00
Complications
 SSI 3 (3.4%) 2 (2.4%) 0.63
 Readmission 3 (3.4%) 3 (3.6%) 1.0
 Postop nausea & vomiting 2 (2.3%) 2 (2.4%) 0.63
 Post spinal headache 10 (11.5%) 9 (10.7%) 0.66
 UTI 1 (1.1%) 1 (1.2%) 1.0