Patient Satisfaction is Tied to Increased Doctor Pay, New Study Shows

Patient Satisfaction is Tied to Increased Doctor Pay, New Study Shows As medical professionals, higher patient satisfaction and better surgical outcomes are always something you’re aiming for…for obvious reasons. But a recent study finds that there’s one new major reason to place even more emphasis on happier, healthier patients and better outcomes: your paycheck may depend on it. Today, we’ll …

How to Decrease PIR & Reduce The Risk of Surgical Site Infection with Preop Carbohydrate Loading

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How to Decrease PIR & Reduce The Risk of Surgical Site Infection with Preop Carbohydrate Loading As physicians, surgeons and anesthesiologists, we know your number-one goal is to ensure patient safety during surgery—while at the same time ensuring efficient hospital stay times and high patient satisfaction. Surgical site infections caused by postoperative insulin resistance (PIR) are not only dangerous to …

Liquid Fasting for Orthopedics Patients, Diabetics and More: The Unique Benefits of ClearFast for Different Types of Surgery

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Liquid Fasting for Orthopedics Patients, Diabetics and More: The Unique Benefits of ClearFast for Different Types of Surgery Fluid fasting before surgery offers a number of valuable benefits for patients across the board—like reduced post-op nausea and vomiting, and a less stressful surgery experience—but today we wanted to break down the specific benefits of fluid fasting as they apply to …

Osmolarity & Preop Carb Loading: ClearFast vs. Traditional Sports Drinks

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Every day, we’re learning more about why fasting before surgery isn’t a physician’s friend. More and more modern medical research is leading hospitals and medical professionals to one conclusion: they have to hydrate and nourish their patients before surgery for better outcomes. Inevitably, some people immediately think of sports drinks for pre-surgery nourishment and hydration—but the truth is sports drinks …

The Most Effective ERAS Drink: Ensuring the Preop Drink You Recommend Delivers the Right Results

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The Most Effective ERAS Drink: Ensuring the Preop Drink You Recommend Delivers the Right Results An evidence-based program borrowed from Europe and the UK, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Programs (or ERAS® Programs) are becoming increasingly popular in luminary hospitals across the United States. A major component of these programs is prepping patients for surgery with the right ERAS drink. Today, we’ll …

Preoperative Carbohydrate Loading: Four Reasons Sports Drinks Don’t Cut it for Enhanced Recovery

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Preoperative Carbohydrate Loading: Four Reasons Sports Drinks Don’t Cut it for Enhanced Recovery When first learning about preoperative carbohydrate loading and its role in enhanced recovery after surgery, many medical professionals think, “Carb loading? Hydration? Sports drinks do that!” Well, not exactly—in fact, sports drinks don’t check any of the boxes needed for better patient outcomes. Today, we’ll cover: The …

Hunger and Our Emotional State: Why Fasting Before Surgery Isn’t Always Your Friend

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Hunger and Our Emotional State: Why Fasting Before Surgery Isn’t Always Your Friend There’s a reason “hangry” has become a well-known term in our culture (merriam-Webster even added the oh-so-real adjective to its list of Words We’re Watching). Today, we’re covering “hangry” as it relates to surgery (and your recovery). We’ll break down: The symptoms of hunger Why entering surgery …

Preparing for Surgery with Diabetes: Drinking ClearFast for a Safer Surgery

Preparing for Surgery with Diabetes: Drinking ClearFast for a Safer Surgery For the over 30 million people in the U.S. who have diabetes, the thought of preparing for surgery with diabetes can be frightening to say the least—but it doesn’t always have to be, especially when you’re armed with knowledge. Today, we’re breaking down: Why fasting before surgery for diabetics isn’t …

Lowering Stomach Acidity and Increasing Patient Safety with Fluid Fasting

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Lowering Stomach Acidity and Increasing Patient Safety with Fluid Fasting In recent years, an increasing number of clinical studies point to the fact that medical professionals should transition away from the traditional NPO fasting policy and instead encourage proper fluid fasting with an enhanced recovery drink. Today, we’ll cover: The benefits of fluid fasting with carbohydrate-rich clear liquids like ClearFast …