Inpatient Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)
Spinal Fusion Rapid Recovery Pathway

  • GOALS FOR DAY 0
  • PCA Initiation
  • Analgesia regimen
  • Early mobilization
  • Goals for POD #1
  • Analgesia – begin PO regimen
  • Advance mobility
  • DC Foley as clinically approx.
  • Goals for POD #2
  • Maintain PO pain regimen
  • Advance mobility
  • Discharge preparation
  • Goals for POD #3
  • Analgesia
  • Discharge Preparation
Discharge Home
Discharge Criteria
Tolerating oral analgesia PT/OT clearance
Tolerating diet
Pager Contact Info
  • Ortho Resident: 11014
  • IP NPs: 17788, 20269, 10650, 21411
  • Pain Service: 10444, 70444
  • Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics (O&P): 215-634-9399
Posted: December 2014
Revised: December 2016 (Reviewed), May 2019, March 2020
Authors: W. Muhly, MD; A. Norton, CRNP; K. Ryan, CRNP; W. Sankar, MD; J. Flynn, MD; L. Maxwell, MD;
S. Farrell, CRNP; D. Veitz, PT; R. Desimone, RN; K. Mason, CNS; T. DiMaggio, CRNP