Comparison of Satisfaction Levels Between Post-Operative Sectio Caesaria Patients Followed by the Eracs Protocol TAP Block Analgesia Method and IV Patient Controlled Analgesia: A Literature Review




Sectio Caesarea, ERACS, Patient Satisfaction, TAP Block Analgesia Method, IV Patient Controlled Analgesia


Purpose: This paper aims to examine the results of the past ten years of research related to the satisfaction levels of postoperative sectio cesarea patients followed by the ERACS protocol TAP block analgesia method and IV patient-controlled analgesia.


Theoretical framework: Cesarean section is one of the most common methods of delivery in the world. The enhancement of public interest in the cesarean section has also increased perioperative services. In order to increase the clinical benefits of cesarean section, enhanced recovery care is an effective way to do it. ERACS (Enhanced Recovery After Caesarian Surgery) is a fast recovery program after a cesarean section in the form of a series of treatments to improve post-surgical recovery. These conditions make expectations related to patient comfort and satisfaction during treatment.


Design/Methodology/Approach: The method used in the preparation of a literature review is to search for several articles by searching through science direct, google scholar, and Pubmed.


Findings: The results of 20 previous research articles showed that Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) in cesarean section showed the results that standardizing postoperative patient care, improving patient outcomes, reducing the postoperative length of stay, and optimizing patient satisfaction.


Research, Practical & Social implications: In postoperative management of the ERAS method, there are various methods, including regional block analgesia and patient-controlled analgesia. TAP block and PCA effectively relieve postoperative pain after cesarean section.


Originality/Value: This paper shows a large number of alternatives and the choice of post-cesarean section analgesic methods and drugs with the ERACS protocol means that pharmacology and anesthesia must be accompanied by aspects of patient satisfaction surveys which play a role in selecting the most effective drug or analgesic method.


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Raharja, S., & Aini, Q. (2023). Comparison of Satisfaction Levels Between Post-Operative Sectio Caesaria Patients Followed by the Eracs Protocol TAP Block Analgesia Method and IV Patient Controlled Analgesia: A Literature Review. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 8(10), e03384.