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Dorthe Hjort Jakobsen

Clinical Head Nurse, Section of Surgical Pathophysiology 7621, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark

The current and future role of nurses within enhanced recovery after surgery pathways

The ERAS concept is based on close interdisciplinary collaboration between surgeons, anaesthesiologists, nurses and allied health professionals. Each profession has its specific tasks and an essential...

Postoperative mobilisation as an indicator for the quality of surgical nursing care

To move is a fundamental human need and to assist patients in mobilising is one of the basic principles of nursing care that Virginia Henderson conceptualised for the nurse's role (Current Nursing,...

A simple method to secure data-driven improvement of perioperative care

In 1999, Henrik Kehlet initiated the establishment of the ‘Surgical Project’, a national unit for monitoring surgical outcome in collaboration with the National Board of Health. The purpose was to...

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