Lidocaine infusion practice for ERAS

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Terry Bosen
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Lidocaine infusion practice for ERAS

For use of lidocaine infusions for pain within enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) workflows, comment on your practice regarding:
(1) Any restrictions (eg. criteria for use/specialty/population/dose/duration)
(2) Any required monitoring (eg. neuro checks, lidocaine levels, etc)
(3) Your standard dosage form and concentration for infusion
(4) Smart pump safety strategies outside of Guardrail file limits
(5) Any additional mechanisms of medication security

Terry Bosen, MSO
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN