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Fluid fasting and dehydration

Avoid oral dehydration and prolonged fasting times

ACTION:
Recommend clear fluid intake up to

  • 2 hours before surgery and
  • Offer oral fluids Immediately after surgery if possible

 

LITERATURE:

  • SBI recommendation
  • ESA guidelines on POD (EJA 2017)
  • Periop. fasting guidelines ESA 2011
CATEGORY

Other recommendations

PREOPERATIVE

The SBI recommendations focusing on the pre-surgical period

INTRA-OPERATIVE

The SBI recommendations focusing on the intra-operative period

POSTOPERATIVE

The SBI recommendations focusing on the postoperative period in the PACU and on ward

PERI-OPERATIVE

The SBI recommendation relevant for all peri-operative phases (pre-, intra- and postoperative)

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